National Tennis News

No. 13 Illini Sweep Purdue, 4-0

WEST LAFAYETTE, March 25, 2019 (Press Release) The No. 13 Fighting lllini men’s tennis team swept the Purdue Boilermakers, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon at the Schwartz Tennis Center in West Lafayette, Ind. Illinois improves to 9-6 overall this season and […]

No. 13 Illinois Awaits First Big Ten Road Match Against Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, March 23, 2019 (Press Release) The No. 13 Fighting Illini men’s tennis team continues Big Ten play close to home in West Lafayette, Ind. against the Purdue Boilermakers on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. CT. The 2015 season […]

Singles Play Pushes No. 13 Illinois Past UCF

ORLANDO, March 23, 2019 (Press Release) Playing against UCF for the first time in program history, the No. 13 Illini men’s tennis team recorded their first win over the knights, 4-2 on Friday afternoon at the USTA National Campus in […]

USTA & Cliff Drysdale Management Announce Partnership

USTA Press Release, March 22, 2019 The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced Wednesday that it will partner with Cliff Drysdale Management to work together to continue growing the sport of tennis, especially among younger players. Supplementing its current youth […]

No. 13 Illini Fall To No. 4 Florida, 6-1

GAINESVILLE, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) For the second time this season, the No. 13 Illinois men’s tennis team falls to the No. 4 Florida Gators, 6-1, on Wednesday night at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex in Gainesville, Fla. […]

Six Junior Boys Named To 2019 Team USA National Junior Team

WHITE PLAINS, March 21, 2019 (USTA Press Release) The USTA announced on Wednesday that six top junior boys qualified for the 2019 Team USA National Junior Team, a training program designed to give a collection of America’s best young players, […]

No. 13 Illinois Concludes Non-Conference Play In The Sunshine State

URBANA, March 20, 2019 (Press Release) The No. 13 Fighting Illini men’s tennis team closes its non-conference slate against two ranked teams in the Sunshine State. Illinois will start its Florida tour in Gainesville against the No. 4 Florida Gators […]

Tennis Channel/USTA College Tennis Top 25

ORLANDO, March 13, 2019 (Press Release) Ohio State remains a unanimous No. 1 selection in the Tennis Channel / USTA College Tennis Men’s Top 25, at least for this week. The poll reflects results from Monday to Sunday each week. […]

No. 15 Illinois Completes Weekend Sweep; Defeats Hoosiers 6-1

URBANA, March 11, 2019 (Press Release) The No. 15 Illini men’s tennis team extends their winning streak to eight over the Hoosiers on Sunday afternoon at Atkins Tennis Center. Illinois defeated Indiana 6-1 to extend the overall series, 48-44. The […]