Michal Kianicka
    Michal  Kianicka

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Bratislava, Slovakia

    High School:
    Saint Francis

    Height:
    6-0

    Birthdate:
    11/19/1994


    03/10/2016

    Salukis will play four matches during spring break

    SIU will play three SWAC opponents and Troy. It will be the first meetings in school history for all teams.

    02/25/2016

    Preview and notes for this weekend's matches against Austin Peay and McKendree

    Salukis face Austin Peay on Friday and McKendree on Sunday

    02/18/2016

    Preview and notes for Illinois-Chicago and Eastern Illinois matches

    The men's tennis team will play its first two home matches of the season this weekend

    02/05/2016

    Salukis win dog fight against Huskies

    Junior Wilder Pimentel clinched the win for SIU with his victory at No. 3 Singles

    02/04/2016

    Salukis will face Northern Illinois on Friday

    SIU defeated Northern Illinois last year 4-3

    10/25/2015

    2015 SIU Fall Classic

    The Salukis swept Eastern Illinois at the 2015 SIU Fall Classic.

    2015-16:
    Match-by-Match Stats
    Finished the tournament season 9-2 in singles and 7-2 in doubles with his partner, Jonny Rigby... Won the Purdue Fall Invitational Flight A singles draw and the Flight A doubles draw with Rigby... Kianicka's nine singles wins in the fall ranked him tied for sixth all-time at SIU with six other players... His .800 winning percentage in doubles and singles matches led the team in the fall.

    2014-15:
    Match-by-Match Stats
    Went 17-10 overall, 14-5 in duals at No. 2 singles and 9-3 with doubles partner Jonny Rigby...11-5 in doubles with Alex Pozo...Led the team with a .737 winning percentage in singles matches...Finished 2-2 in MVC singles play...ITA All-Academic Team member...Named to the MVC Honor Roll.

    2013-14:
    Match-by-Match Stats
    Named MVC Freshman of the Year after a successful first season at the collegiate level...Finished the season as part of the MVC's only No. 1 undefeated doubles team with Jonny Rigby...Went 22-7 overall, 13-4 in duals and 9-3 in tournaments in doubles play with Rigby...The duo beat two ranked doubles teams in their 22-7 run...Earned All-Conference at No. 1 in doubles...Won 17 matches and went 3-1 in MVC singles play...Received All-Select Singles team recognition at No. 3.

    Prior to SIU:Was a member of the Slovakian National team.. Seven-time singles and doubles Slovakian champion...Once held a first-place national ranking and a second-place ITF ranking.

    Personal:Full name is Michal Rosert Kianicka..Born on November 11, 1994 in Bratislava, Slovakia... Son of Ivica and Rosert Kianicka... Has two siblings, Adam and Matej...Majoring in Business Economics