Michal Kianicka
    Michal  Kianicka

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Bratislava, Slovakia

    High School:
    Saint Francis

    Height:
    6-0

    Birthdate:
    11/19/1994


    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

    01/17/2016

    Salukis defeat Mercer 6-1

    With the win, SIU starts the season 2-1 for the first time since 2013

    01/16/2016

    Salukis split opening day matches

    SIU falls to Tennessee 7-0 and defeats Eastern Kentucky 4-3

    01/15/2016

    SIU kicks off dual match season with three weekend matches

    Salukis will play Tennessee, Eastern Kentucky and Mercer

    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

    Saturday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 9:00 AM
    Sunday, Feb 21
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 11:00 AM
    Friday, Feb 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 12:00 PM
    Sunday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Carbondale, Ill. 12:00 PM
    Saturday, Mar 5
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Nashville, Tenn. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Mar 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Jackson, Miss. 9:00 AM
    Men's Tennis Jackson, Miss. 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Mar 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Jackson, Miss. 10:00 AM
    Tuesday, Mar 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Destin, Fla. 2:30 PM
    Thursday, Mar 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis St. Louis, Mo. 1:00 PM