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

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