Pac-12 Tennis Players of the Week – March 24, 2022

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MAN TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Stefan Dostanic, Jr., USC (Irvine, Calif.)

  • Playing at the No. 1 singles position and adding to his 12-match singles winning streak, Dostanic went undefeated in singles and doubles in three doubles matches last week, including two against ranked teams (No. 15 Texas, Arizona State, No. 24 Arizona).
  • Partnered with Bradley Frye, the 14th-ranked doubles duo stunned Texas’ No. 15 Braswell/Huang to claim a 6-4 victory on the first court.
  • In singles, Dostanic took a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Micah Braswell, 38th in Texas.
  • Then beat 94th-ranked ASU’s Fabian Salle (6-1, 6-2) in USC’s win over Arizona State (4-3).
  • Later in the week, Dostanic and Frye took a 5-0 lead in the breaker and earned the first point in their 7-6(3) win over Arizona’s Hoeyeraal/Ziverts.

ALSO NOMINEES: Yuta Kikuchi, CAL; Jonas Ziverts, ARIZ.

FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Connie Ma, Fr., STANFORD (Dublin, Calif.)

  • Playing No. 1 in singles, No. 11-ranked Ma earned a straight-sets (6-1, 6-2) victory over Antonia Balzert of Colorado, helping the No. 24-ranked Cardinal to a 6-1 victory over the Buffs in their second conference outing of the season.
  • Playing No. 1 in doubles and partnered with Angelica Blake, the No. 7-ranked doubles duo gave the Cardinal a 1-0 lead against Utah with a win over No. 54-ranked Dush/Goncharova (6- 3).
  • Then won Stanford’s game against Utah on the first court, with a loss to Utah’s No. 97-ranked Linda Huang (6-0, 6-2), while improving to 6-1 on the season against nationally ranked opponents and 6-0 against Pac-12 opponents.

ALSO NOMINEES: Kirsten Prelle, ARIZ; Haley Giavara, CAL; Sophie Luescher, ORE; FIFA Kumhom, WSU.

PAC-12 MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK 2022

Week of Men’s Women’s
January 25 Fabien Salle, State of Arizona Jessica Alsola, California
February 1st Franco Capalbo, Utah Nika Zupancic, Washington
February 8 Jonas Ziverts, Arizona Lexi Ryngler, Arizona
February 16 Murphy Cassone, Arizona State Anastasia Goncharova, Utah
February 22 Peter Makk, USC Connie Ma, Stanford
March 1 Clement Chidekh, Washington Forbes Abbey, UCLA
8 March Clement Chidekh, Washington Sarah-Maude Fortin, Washington
March 15 Yuta Kikuchi, California Eryn Cayetano, USC
March 24 Stefan Dostanic, USC Connie Ma, Stanford
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