MADISON, Wis. - The Leatherneck men's tennis team fell to #70-ranked Wisconsin inside Nielsen Tennis Stadium on Saturday evening.
The Badgers (9-2) won the contest 6-0. The teams did not play doubles as the match started late.
Western Illinois (7-12) didn't win a set, though every Leatherneck won at least a game.
Sophomore Mitch Granger and freshman Bradley Holt each dropped tight matches.
Granger fell 6-1, 6-4 at No. 4 singles, while Holt lost a 6-3, 6-3 decision at No. 2 singles.
Western will face another ranked opponent tomorrow, traveling to Evanston, Ill. to take on #18 Northwestern.
#70 Wisconsin 6, Western Illinois 0
1. Billy Bertha (WIS) def. Patrick Hammers (WIU) 6-1, 6-2
2. Petr Satral (WIS) def. Bradley Holt (WIU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Alexander Kostanov (WIS) def. Ben Yue (WIU) 6-0, 6-1
4. Oskar Wikberg (WIS) def. Mitch Granger (WIU) 6-1, 6-4
5. Jakhongir Jalalov (WIS) def. Max Cederkall (WIU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Alexander Kokorev (WIS) def. Brandon Meeker (WIU) 6-2, 6-2
Not played due to time restraints.