In a matchup of undefeated Big Ten contenders, No 3. Ohio State shut out No. 6 Illinois 4-0 at the Varsity Tennis Courts. The Buckeyes (23-2, 8-0) are seeking their 13th consecutive league crown.

Martin Joyce clinched the match with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Caleb Chakravarthi, his 11th straight singles win.

John McNally notched his 20th win of the season, and 11th in his last 12 outings, with a 6-3, 6-2 triumph over Aron Hiltzik of the Illini (16-6, 7-1).