Michal Kianicka
    Michal  Kianicka


    Bratislava, Slovakia

    High School:
    Saint Francis




    Salukis sweep SIU Fall Classic

    SIU finished 15-0 in the final tournament of the fall against Eastern Illinois


    Kianicka and Rigby advance to doubles round of 16

    Salukis went 2-2 in doubles at the ITA Central Regional today


    Salukis set to begin ITA Central Regional

    SIU enters the regional tournament with an overall singles record of 32-18


    Salukis to play in Champaign Challenger this weekend

    The Champaign Challenger is a USTA event that will pit the Salukis against a field of collegiate and pro players.


    SIU's lone doubles team loses to Texas Tech duo

    SIU finished 4-4 overall at the ITA All-American


    2015 SIU Fall Classic

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

    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.

    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.

    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