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Check out the events surrounding the great tennis at the 2017 JSM Challenger

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Australian Open Wild Card

The JSM Challenger is part of the Australian Open Wildcard Challenge.

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VIP ticket packages are currently on sale. General Admission tickets available at the door.

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Smyczek Tops Sandgren at JSM Challenger

URBANA, Ill.  – No. 7 seed, Tim Smyczek, upset the No. 1 seed, Tennys Sandgren, 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday at the JSM Challenger. Smyczek advances to the semifinals of the JSM Challenger.   In singles play, No. 3 seed, Bjorn Frantangelo defeated Canada’s Filip Peliwo, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(4) in dramatic fashion to advance to Friday

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Paes, Raja Headline Doubles Play at JSM Challenger

URBANA, Ill.  – Leander Paes and Purav Raja headlined doubles play inside a packed Atkins Tennis Center on Wednesday night at the JSM Challenger. The No. 1 overall seeds topped lucky losers, Alex Brown and Zeke Clark, 6-4, 6-1. In singles play, six of the seven remaining seeded players advanced in the draw. No. 3

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Hiltzik, Nevolo Advance in Singles of JSM Challenger

URBANA, Ill.  – Former Illini All-Americans, Jared Hiltzik and Dennis Nevolo, returned to their home courts on Tuesday night at the 2017 JSM Challenger. The pair earned come-from-behind victories to advance in the singles main draw. Hiltzik {USA} saved three match points to top Mitchell Krueger, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(2). Nevolo {USA} found momentum after dropping

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Sandgren Advances on Day Three of JSM Challenger

URBANA, Ill.  – No. 1 overall seed, Tennys Sandgren {USA} advanced in the main draw of the 2017 JSM Challenger on Monday night. Sandgren topped Aron Hiltzik {USA}, 6-1, 6-7(1), 6-0 at the Atkins Tennis Center. In singles play, No. 5 seed Bjorn Fratangelo {USA} defeated Sebastian Fanselow {GER}, 3-6, 7-6(0), 6-1. USA’s No. 3

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Leander Paes Headlines JSM Challenger Doubles Draw

URBANA, Ill.  – The 2017 JSM Challenger doubles main draw was released on Sunday afternoon, headlined by No 1-overall seed, Leander Paes and Purav Raja. The duo won the Knoxville Challenger on Sunday afternoon and will begin play in Champaign on Tuesday night. Qualifying singles play on Sunday saw No. 1 seed, Alexander Ward {Great

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Three Illini Advance on Day One of 2017 JSM Challenger

URBANA, Ill.  – The 2017 JSM Challenger commenced on Saturday afternoon as three current Illini advanced in the qualifying singles draw. Alex Brown, Noe Khlif and Aleks Kovacevic will continue competition on Sunday on court one. Khlif {France} defeated Chakravarthi {USA}, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in a come-from-behind victory. Kovacevic {USA} overcame Erik Ratta {USA}, 6-0,

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Illini Highlight 2017 JSM Challenger Field

With less than a week until the 22nd-annual JSM Challenger at the Atkins Tennis Center on November 11-18, the USTA released the acceptance list for this year’s tournament. Highlighting the field are three former and current Illini, Jared Hiltzik, Dennis Nevolo and Aleks Vukic as well as one Top-100 player, Tennys Sandgren. Hiltzik returns to

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