Seniors Stephen Hoh and Bruno Abdelnour to be honored
Illini Earn Third Shutout of Big Ten Season
Illinois first Big Ten team to earn doubles point vs. Buckeyes
Friday is Big Ten Tournament Title Rematch from Last Year
Jared Hiltzik records the decisive point
NCAA Men's Singles/Doubles Tournament Round of 32 featuring Jared Hiltzik, Ross Guignon and Tim Kopinski
#25 Illinois Fighting Illini men's tennis team vs #15 Tennessee
Illinois 4, Western Michigan 0
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.
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.
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.
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