Jonny Rigby
    Jonny Rigby

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Lancashire, England

    High School:
    Winstanley

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 178

    Birthdate:
    07/19/1994


    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.

    10/15/2014

    Jonny Rigby named MVC Scholar Athlete of the Week

    Rigby beat players from three nationally ranked schools last week at the ITA Central Regional 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

    2013-14: 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: 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.

    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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