Illinois' Hamui Earns Men's Tennis Weekly Honor

Illinois' Johnny Hamui has been named Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

Illinois' Johnny Hamui has been named Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

Jan. 18, 2011

Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Johnny Hamui, Illinois
Sr. - Wesley Chapel, Fla. - Saddlebrook

Illinois senior Johnny Hamui won three singles matches and a doubles match at the Illini Open last weekend en route to his first Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week award. Hamui, ranked 111th in the country in singles, opened his weekend with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Florida State's Blake Davis before defeating Texas Tech's Rafael Garcia, 6-2, 6-2. The senior rounded out singles play by taking down No. 37 Clint Bowles of Florida State, 6-4, 6-2. Hamui also paired with Dennis Nevolo to defeat Bowles and Davis, 8-2, in doubles play.

Last Illinois Athlete of the Week: Marek Czerwinski (March 23, 2010)

2011 Big Ten Men's Tennis Athletes of the Week
Jan. 11 Evan King, So., MICH
Jan. 18 Johnny Hamui, Sr., ILL