Pac-12 Tennis Players of the Week – March 8, 2022


MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Clement Chidekh, Jr., WASHINGTON (Lyon, France)

  • Earned the decisive victory in Washington’s Pac-12 opener on the road at Oregon, ranked 52nd.
  • He came back from a set to beat Oregon’s 81st-ranked Joshua Charlton, winning the last five straight to take the win (4-6, 6-4, 6-2).
  • Also picked up the doubles point partnered with teammate Nedim Suko as the pair came from 2-5 down to win a tiebreaker with the doubles point on the line (7-6(5)).

ALSO NOMINATED: Ryder Jackson, USC; Francisco Bastias, Utah.

FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sarah-Maude Fortin, So., WASHINGTON (Montreal, Canada)

  • Helped lead the Huskies to their first desert road trip sweep since 2004 and a 2-0 start to the Pac-12 game.
  • The Huskies upset 17th-ranked Arizona State on Friday, which ended up Fortin’s game in a 3-3 tie she went through with the last two games for a 6-3, 5 win. -7, 6-4.
  • The following day, Fortin again played a key role in a 4-3 victory for the Huskies over Arizona, as her three-set victory over Kayla Wilkins put the Huskies ahead, 3-2, in the match.

ALSO NOMINATED: Katja Wiersholm, California; Sasha Vagramov, UCLA; Snow Han, USC; Linda Huang, Utah.


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

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