Women’s tennis defeats No. 36 Indiana in Big Ten opener

By Rosalind Dumlao

The No. 51 Illinois women’s tennis team captured its seventh straight win, defeating No. 36 Indiana, 5-2, Saturday afternoon at the Atkins Tennis Center in its Big Ten opener.

The Illini improve their overall record to 9-2 and are 1-0 in the Big Ten, while Indiana falls to 8-5.

Junior Megan Fudge remains undefeated in singles at 11-0.

Illinois returns to the road Sunday against Purdue, a match that’s slated to start at 11 a.m.