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    Ross Guignon
    Ross Guignon
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Prairie Village, Kan.

    High School:
    Kansas City United

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 140

    04/18/2013

    Senior Day Set for Indiana Match Friday

    Seniors Stephen Hoh and Bruno Abdelnour to be honored

    04/14/2013

    Illinois Dishes Out 7-0 Shutout vs. Penn State

    Illini Earn Third Shutout of Big Ten Season

    04/13/2013

    Illini Upset Bid Falls Short at 4-3 to #5 OSU

    Illinois first Big Ten team to earn doubles point vs. Buckeyes

    04/11/2013

    Illinois Ready for #5 Ohio State & Penn State

    Friday is Big Ten Tournament Title Rematch from Last Year

    04/07/2013

    Illini Serve Up 4-3 Win Over MSU

    Jared Hiltzik records the decisive point

    05/23/2013

    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

    02/12/2013

    Illinois vs Tennessee 2/2

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

    05/11/2012

    NCAA Championships - First Round

    Illinois 4, Western Michigan 0

    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 TennisRecruiting.net ... 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.

    Personal
    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
    Total 28-23 6-5 37-31 10-8

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