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. TBA
    Sunday, Jan 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Knoxville, Tenn. TBA
    Monday, Jan 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Tennis Knoxville, Tenn. TBA
    SIU