A group of tennis players wearing white/gray long-sleeved shirts gather together in a circle, their hands on each other’s shoulders.
The women’s tennis team huddles on Friday, before the team faced Wisconsin in a 4-3 defeat.
Esther Lim/The Daily Northwestern

Captured: Women’s Tennis: Wildcats fall to No. 30 Wisconsin

Northwestern (14-6, 5-2 Big Ten) fell to No. 30 Wisconsin (16-2, 7-0) 4-3 at Combe Tennis Center Friday. The game drew in a large crowd of more than 300 spectators in total — many walked away with a free slice of pizza and some with free Women’s Tennis merch. This Friday, the ’Cats will host Purdue.


Northwestern graduate student Christina Hand lunges while waiting for the ball.

Looking upwards, Northwestern senior Maria Shusharina extends her arm with a tennis racket in hand, ready to serve the ball.

Northwestern senior Justine Leong jumps in the air as she serves the ball.

Northwestern senior Maria Shusharina kneels down on one knee while holding a tennis racket.

Northwestern graduate student Christina Hand and senior Justine Leong hug each other.

Coach Claire Pollard sits and talks to a tennis player.

Holding up a fist, Northwestern freshman Neena Feldman yells in celebration of a victory.

Northwestern junior Sydney Pratt leaps with a tennis racket in her hand

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