Jonny Rigby
    Jonny  Rigby

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lancashire, England

    High School:
    Winstanley

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 178

    Birthdate:
    07/19/1994


    05/02/2016

    Salukis earn All-Conference, All-Select, Freshman of the Year and Elite 18

    SIU’s men’s and women’s tennis teams concluded their seasons at the MVC Championships last weekend.

    04/26/2016

    Jonny Rigby named MVC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

    Rigby’s win in a three-set No. 1 singles match clinched a 4-3 victory over No. 46 Drake last Saturday.

    04/26/2016

    Saluki tennis players earn MVC Scholar-Athlete recognition

    Three men’s and two women’s tennis players were recognized by the MVC for their academic achievements.

    03/10/2016

    Salukis will play four matches during spring break

    SIU will play three SWAC opponents and Troy. It will be the first meetings in school history for all teams.

    03/05/2016

    Salukis win eighth straight with 4-3 win over Lipscomb

    Alex Pozo clinched the win with a victory at No. 5 singles

    04/12/2016

    Men's Tennis Senior Day

    Senior Jonny Rigby was recognized at SIU's final home match of the 2015-16 season.

    02/20/2016

    SIU vs. Illinois-Chicago

    Photo gallery from SIU's 5-2 win over Illinois-Chicago on Feb. 20, 2016.

    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 14-5 overall in the tournament season... Won the Purdue Fall Invitational Flight A Doubles bracket with his partner, Michal Kianicka.

    2014-15:
    Match-by-Match Stats
    Earned a spot on the MVC All-Conference team...Played all singles matches at the No. 1 spot, finishing 13-6...Finished 20-9 overall in singles play...17-10 overall in doubles play...9-3 with doubles partner Michal Kianicka...8-7 with Szymon Opieczonek...ITA All-Academic Team member...Named to the MVC Honor Roll.

    2013-14:
    Match-by-Match Stats
    Finished the season as part of the MVC's only No. 1 undefeated doubles team with Michal Kianicka...Went 22-7 overall, 13-4 in duals and 9-3 in tournaments in doubles play with Kianicka...The duo beat two ranked doubles teams in their 22-7 run...Earned All-Conference at No. 1 doubles...Garnered All-Select team recognition in singles play at No. 1...Finished the season 19-11 overall in singles...Named to the MVC Scholar Athlete first team.

    2012-13:
    Match-by-Match Stats
    Led the team in singles wins with a 17-8 record including a 6-0 finish in conference play... Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference team selection...Held a 10-9 doubles record with partner Badr Cherradi... The duo finished with a 4-1 conference record earning All-Conference accolades at the No. 2 doubles position.

    Prior to SIU: A four-sport athlete in high school and at Winstanley College in badminton, soccer and cross country, in addition to tennis...Played with former world No. 4 player Tim Henman as an eight-year-old in a promotional event...Ranked No. 1 singles player in Lancashire county and the No. 6 singles player in all of England in the under-18 division rankings by LTA/AEGON (Source)...Advanced to the final 16 at Wimbledon in the national "Road to Wimbledon" 14-and-under tournament...Played on the same Lancashire county team with Liam Broady, who is the third ranked junior in the world by the International Tennis Federation.

    Personal: Born July 19, 1994...Son of David and Karen Rigby...His mother Karen is a diagnostic radiographer...Has one sister, Caitlin...His grandfather, Geoff Lyon, was a professional rugby player for the Wigan Warriors of the English Rugby League.