This is a video of Kilani’s last home game ever in the Tulsa tennis facility. This represents a special day for Kilani as he got recognized by his coaches, teammates, and athletic director of the University of Tulsa (TU), Dr. Gragg. Kilani won his last home singles match in a straight-set win over SMU’s No. 66 Carles Sarrio in the teams final home match of the season, as TU defeated the Mustangs 5-2 at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
Kilani was a top NCAA college player with the highest of 39 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) singles ranking and highest of 25 ITA doubles ranking. He was playing number 1 position for the University of Tulsa in his last 2 years. Kilani participated in 2 NCAA singles championships in 2018-2019. Majed was a Tunisian champion in all categories in singles and doubles, Arab champion under 13 and the African champion under 16 in singles and Runner up in doubles. As an African champion, he was invited for an ITF tour in Italy with the best players in Africa and Europe to play the top junior tournaments in the world including Santa Croce and Trofeo Bonfiglio. Majed Kilani stopped playing professional tournaments in March 2020 and decided to become a tennis coach after he was suspended for a mach fixing that occurred in august 2016 when he was 19 years old and in University. Majed had the highest ranking of #77 in the ITF juniors. Majed’s best performance while playing ITF juniors is when he beat both number 5, and 47 ATP players, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Bublik in a Grade 2 ITF juniors event held in Tunisia in 2014.
Kilani has a career high ATP singles ranking of 804 achieved on 16 March 2020. He also has a career high ATP doubles ranking of 528, also achieved on 16 March 2020. Kilani has won 4 ITF doubles titles in 15k events and reached a doubles final once in a 25k event . In a 25k ITF event held in 2019, Kilani beat number 270 ATP Raul Brancaccio and made it to the semifinal. In the week after, Majed reached the final of the 25k ITF event partnering with Savriyan, beating french pair, Arthur Rinderknech and Florian Lakat, number 244 and 252 ATP in doubles. In a 15k event held in February 2020, Kilani won the doubles title partnering with teammate Aziz Dougaz 261 ATP in doubles, beating a top 500 ATP spanish team, in the final.
These gallery photos represent the important phases of Kilani’s tennis life. It goes in order, from when he won the African championship under 16 in 2013, to participating in Davis Cup in 2015 , to being a division I college player in 2016-19, to becoming a professional tennis player in June 2019, to being a private tennis coach in 2020.
He graduated with a bachelor of Science in business administration with a management major with a specialization in sports management. He has a 3.32 Grade point average (GPA).
At 18 years old, Kilani has represented Tunisia at Davis Cup. In Davis Cup he has a win-loss record of 4-0. He helped his country qualify for the grade 2 of the Davis Cup.