National Tennis News

Kawai Earns ITA All-America Honors

URBANA, June 1, 2019 (Press Release) Sophomore Asuka Kawai picked up the most coveted honor in college tennis to cap off her outstanding sophomore season as she garnered ITA All-America singles honors, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) […]

ITF Launches New Digital Campaign #MyCourt

ITF Press Release, May 31, 2019 The ITF has launched a new digital campaign to showcase that our sport is accessible and enjoyable to all, no matter your background – all you need is a racquet and a ball. Over […]

Kovacevic Earns ITA All-American Status

URBANA, May 31, 2019 (Press Release) Junior Aleks Kovacevic adds 2019 ITA All-America singles honors to his growing list of accomplishments, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Thursday afternoon. Kovacevic earned the honor after reaching the semifinals […]

Kovacevic Concludes Run At NCAA Singles Championships

ORLANDO, May 25, 2019 (Press Release) Fighting Illini men’s tennis junior Aleks Kovacevic saw an incredible season come to an end during the NCAA Singles Semifinals on Friday evening at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. “It was a great […]

Kovacevic Powers Through To NCAA Singles Semifinals

ORLANDO, May 24, 2019 (Press Release) Fighting Illini men’s tennis junior Aleks Kovacevic advances to the NCAA Singles Championships after a three-set victory over 54th-ranked Sam Riffice of Florida at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. on Thursday evening. […]

Kawai Continues Historic Run With NCAA Singles Quarterfinals Berth

ORLANDO, May 23, 2019 (Press Release) Fighting Illini women’s tennis sophomore Asuka Kawai upsets No. 7 seed Alexa Graham of North Carolina in straight sets to advance to the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championships on Wednesday evening at the […]

Kovacevic Advances To Quarterfinals Of NCAA Singles Championships

ORLANDO, May 23, 2019 (Press Release)  Illinois men’s tennis junior Aleks Kovacevic advances to the NCAA Singles Championships after 50th-ranked Bar Botzer of Wake Forest withdraws due to injury. Kovacevic is coming off a 6-3, 7-5 victory over 65th ranked […]