VIDEO ABOVE: Hear from Illini head coach Brad Dancer, and quarterfinalist Sebastian Korda (son of '98 Australian Open champion, Petr Korda).
DECATUR -- Five members of the Fighting Illini men's tennis team competed in the Ursula Beck Pro Tennis Classic.
One is still standing: Aron Hiltzik. The New Trier grad advanced to the quarterfinals after beating Govind Nanda (6-4, 6-3). Fellow Illini Zeke Clark was eliminated by Axel Geller (3-6, 6-3, 1-6).
In the video above, Illini men's tennis coach Brad Dancer explains why it's such a big tournament for his players.