Former Illini has fun with tennis 'racket'

Former Illini has fun with tennis 'racket'

Mike Cation, former P.A. voice at the UI and an up-and-coming professional tennis announcer, was behind the mic at the Sarasota (Fla.) Open when play was interrupted by noises coming from a nearby apartment.

Cation, an Urbana High and UI grad who called matches at the Australian Open, went to Twitter on Tuesday night to congratulate the loving couple.

Read the story — and watch the video — here.

On Wednesday morning, Cation told The News-Gazette: "It was by far and away the most comical thing I've ever been a part of in 17 years of broadcasting, in any situation. Ever."



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