Jonny Rigby
    Jonny  Rigby


    Lancashire, England

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 178



    Salukis named ITA All-Academic Team

    Five players also named Scholar Athletes


    Rigby earns MVC All-Conference honors for third straight year

    Junior Jonny Rigby led the Salukis in singles wins this season, with a 20-9 record at the No. 1 singles spot.


    Salukis drop final home match 5-2 against No. 31 Drake

    SIU wraps up the regular season at 6-15 overall and 0-3 in MVC play.


    Salukis upset former nationally-ranked DePaul, 4-2, at MTSU Shootout

    The SIU men's tennis team will play conference rival Illinois State University for fifth place on Sunday.


    Salukis set to take on Louisville and tough competition at the MTSU Shootout

    This week's matches are the last before the Salukis begin conference play next week.

    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.

    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.

    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.