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University of Illinois Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. I
Conference:Big Ten
Location:Champaign, IL
Head Coach:Brad Dancer
Assistant Coach:Marcos Asse
Institution Type:Public
Environment:Small city
Student Population:29,000+
Top Recruiting Classes: #24 in 2015, #18 in 2014, #6 in 2012, #22 in 2011, #9 in 2008, #21 in 2007, #21 in 2006

The commitment list includes both verbal commitments from players and official commitments reported by schools.
 2015 | 2014 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003
Asher Hirsch Cincinnati OH
Pengxuan Jiang Ojai CA
The prospect list includes all high-school players that have indicated interest in a program.
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Recruiting News
The following articles are relevant to the Illinois men's team.
College and Junior Players Give it a Try at US Open
The USTA gave out quite a few wildcards this year to junior and former college players. Those players joined some veterans of college tennis in the main draws at the US Open.
Top Pros Weigh In On College Tennis Decision
Ask a group of 12-and-unders at the local courts what they want to be when they grow up, and you'll likely hear some of them answer enthusiastically: "A pro tennis player!" But even the very best of those rising stars must decide whether to give college tennis a try or chase their childhood dreams on the pro tour. We talked with three former college standouts on the pro tour about their decision to attend college, life as a pro and their advice for junior players.
Kopinski Twins Finish with Illini and Take to the Circuit
Twins playing college tennis is certainly not unusual. The Bryans made their mark on Stanford and the Thompsons at Notre Dame, just to name two. What is out of the ordinary is twins playing for the same school, but not on the same team. Melissa and Tim Kopinski just finished four strong years on the University of Illinois' women's and men's teams, respectively. They sat down to talk about how they ended up playing for the Illini and what's next for them.
Top Men's Classes - 2015 Spring Rankings
Today we release our spring rankings of the Top 25 Men's Recruiting Classes. New commitments - including a number of Blue Chip and international players - have moved a number of teams up and down. There have been some movers and shakers: six teams are new to the rankings since the Winter, two programs have popped into the Top 10, and a new team is Hunkering Down in the top spot...
More Recruiting Articles...
The Sports News Wire
We continuously monitor news feeds from various online sources such as CSTV, UWIRE, and JumpTV to bring you the latest news about your favorite teams.
28-May-2015 Illini Garner 69 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections
23-May-2015 Hiltzik's NCAA Singles Run Ends in Quarterfinals
22-May-2015 Hiltzik Continues Run in NCAA Singles, Advances to Quarterfinals
21-May-2015 Hiltzik Advances to NCAA Sweet 16, Earns All-American Status
20-May-2015 Hiltzik Advances to Round of 32 in NCAA Singles Championships
19-May-2015 2015 NCAA Singles & Doubles Draws Announced
14-May-2015 Illini Drop Heartbreaker to North Carolina in Round of 16
12-May-2015 Illini Claim Four 2015 ITA Regional Awards
12-May-2015 Rematch Awaits Illini in NCAA Championships Round of 16
10-May-2015 OSKEE WOW WOW TODAY 5.10.15
More Wire News...
10/13 Aishwarya Kona chooses Duquesne
10/12 Camille Favero chooses Virginia
10/12 William Howells chooses Notre Dame
10/12 Karthik Padmanabhan chooses Navy
10/12 Solene Crawley chooses Colorado State
10/12 Sandra Keta chooses Colorado State
10/12 Riley Clayeux chooses Linfield
10/12 Wilhelmina Palmer chooses Boise State
10/12 David Mottice chooses Air Force
10/12 Sarah Yan chooses Wellesley

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

Campus Showdowns are one-day, short-format tournaments open to juniors, college players, professionals, and adults. These events give junior players a chance to compete against college competition on a college campus.
10/18 Men's Showdown
Fredericksburg, VA
Mary Washington
Todd Helbling
10/24 Coed Showdown
Claremont, CA
Steve Bickham
10/27 Coed Showdown
Winston-Salem, NC
Wake Forest
Tony Bresky
10/31 Coed Showdown
Fairfax, VA
George Mason
Stephen Curtis
11/07 Women's Showdown
Redlands, CA
Geoff Roche
Click here for a complete Showdown Schedule

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