Michal Kianicka
    Michal  Kianicka

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Bratislava, Slovakia

    High School:
    Saint Francis

    Height:
    6-0

    Birthdate:
    11/19/1994


    07/17/2015

    Salukis named ITA All-Academic Team

    Five players also named Scholar Athletes

    04/11/2015

    Salukis drop final home match 5-2 against No. 31 Drake

    SIU wraps up the regular season at 6-15 overall and 0-3 in MVC play.

    03/28/2015

    Salukis upset former nationally-ranked DePaul, 4-2, at MTSU Shootout

    The SIU men's tennis team will play conference rival Illinois State University for fifth place on Sunday.

    03/23/2015

    Salukis set to take on Louisville and tough competition at the MTSU Shootout

    This week's matches are the last before the Salukis begin conference play next week.

    03/21/2015

    Salukis clinch 4-3 win with a third-set tiebreaker in No. 1 singles

    After Alex Pozo's third-set win to tie the match, Jonny Rigby secured the deciding point for SIU in a third-set tiebreaker.

    2014-2015:
    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