Michal Kianicka
    Michal Kianicka

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Bratislava, Slovakia

    High School:
    Saint Francis

    Height:
    6-0

    Birthdate:
    11/19/1994


    10/18/2014

    Salukis come out strong at home at SIU Fall Classic

    Three Salukis finished undefeated, No. 1 doubles duo Rigby and Kianicka advance to 7-1 on the season.

    10/17/2014

    Men's tennis hosts Eastern Illinois for the SIU Fall Classic

    After two consecutive ITA tournaments, the team returns home for its second-to-last fall tournament.

    10/13/2014

    Salukis triumph over nationally ranked teams at ITA Central Regional tournament

    Saluki doubles duo Rigby and Kianicka finished with two upsets to advance to the round of 16.

    10/08/2014

    Men's tennis to compete in ITA Central Regional tournament

    Jonny Rigby will play in the main draw while five other Salukis will attempt to qualify

    09/30/2014

    Salukis miss qualifying for ITA-All American Championship

    SIU junior Jonny Rigby advances to the third round in his second tournament appearance in Tulsa, Okla.

    2013-14: 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, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Knoxville, Tenn. 2:30 PM
    Sunday, Jan 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Knoxville, Tenn. 12:00 PM
    Monday, Jan 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Knoxville, Tenn. 6:00 PM
    Friday, Feb 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Clarksville, Tenn. 4:00 PM
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Chicago, Ill. 6:30 PM
    Sunday, Feb 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Valparaiso, Ind. 12:00 PM
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