Men's Tennis

Ross  Guignon
Ross Guignon


Prairie Village, Kan.

High School:
Kansas City United

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 140



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Four Illini Selected for NCAA Singles & Doubles Championships

Hiltzik, Gosea, Kopinski and Guignon earn at-large bids


Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom


Senior Day Set for Indiana Match Friday

Seniors Stephen Hoh and Bruno Abdelnour to be honored


Illinois Dishes Out 7-0 Shutout vs. Penn State

Illini Earn Third Shutout of Big Ten Season


Illinois Men's Tennis - Wisconsin

The Illini men's tennis team defeated Wisconsin on April 20 at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex in Urbana.


NCAA Men's Singles/Doubles Rd of 32

NCAA Men's Singles/Doubles Tournament Round of 32 featuring Jared Hiltzik, Ross Guignon and Tim Kopinski


Illinois vs Tennessee 2/2

#25 Illinois Fighting Illini men's tennis team vs #15 Tennessee


NCAA Championships - First Round

Illinois 4, Western Michigan 0

Junior 2013-14
First doubles All-American since 2007 ... Illini Male Spirit Award winner ... Finished the year ranked 6th Nationally in doubles along with Tim Kopinski ... Seeded team in NCAA Doubles tournament with Kopinski where they fell in the first round to Clemson's Dominique Maden/Hunter Harrington ...The doubles duo went 27-12 on the year, which tied for the seventh most in a single season ... Guignon/Kopinski went 16-5 in dual matches, 8-1 in Big Ten play, and secured five wins over top-30 ranked opponents ... Notable doubles victories include No. 21 Greg Andrews/Alex Lawson of Notre Dame, No. 12 Andrew Harris/Dane Webb of Oklahoma and No. 21 Mihir Kumar/Raleigh Smith of Northwestern ... Posted an 18-12 overall singles record with a 14-7 mark in dual matches ... Went 4-4 in the conference and 2-0 in the NCAA Tournament ...Delivered a clutch three-set victory in 'The Comeback' vs. Memphis in the 2nd Round of the NCAA Tournament ... Also provided the clinching point in the upset over No. 10 Texas ...Won the doubles consolation bracket at ITA Men's All-American Championships ... Made it to the semis in doubles at ITA National Indoor Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Sophomore 2012-13

Tallied a 17-12 overall record and 11-10 mark in dual spring matches... Primarily played the No. 5 and 6 singles positions where he amassed a combined 7-3 record... Delivered a key singles victory in the upset over No. 5 Duke at home... Went 5-4 in Big Ten dual matches... Thrived in doubles, going 19-14 overall on the year...Played No. 1 doubles with Tim Kopinski, where the duo went 10-4 in dual matches and earned four victories over Top-50 ranked doubles teams, such as No. 2 Jenkins/Styslinger, No.35 Jomby/Lai, No. 12 King/Bernstein and No. 16 Kobelt/Smith... Qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championships along with Kopinski, where they fell to future tournament champs Jenkins/Styslinger in a tough three-set battle... Recipient of the Chris Martin Fighting Illini Spirit Award... Academic All-Big Ten.

Freshman 2011-12

Captured 11 singles wins and 18 doubles wins in his debut season, playing mostly No. 6 singles and No. 2 doubles ... Clinched the 4-2 win for the Illini against Minnesota for his lone conference win ... Along with Tim Kopinski, led the team as the winningest doubles tandem with 16 victories.

Juniors / High School
Rated a blue-chip prospect by ... Reached as high as No. 13 in the national rankings and No. 1 in Kansas ... Won the USTA Super2 title in June 2010 ... Placed second in State in Kansas both Junior and Senior year ... Kansas State Team Champions 2008.

Born Ross Guignon on June 6, 1993 ... Son of Pete and Kathy Guignon ... Majoring in business ... Has two siblings, PJ and Grace ... Lists his hobby as being an avid fan of all sports ... Names Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete ... Lists his coaches as those who have most influenced his athletic career.

Career Statistics

Singles Doubles
Season Overall Big Ten Overall Big Ten
2011-12 11-11 1-1 18-17 5-6
2012-13 17-12 5-4 19-14 5-2
2013-14 18-12 4-4 27-14 8-2
Total 46-35 10-9 64-45 18-10