Pac-12 announces tennis players of the week

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Pac-12 Men’s Tennis Player of the Week: Daniel Cukierman, Jr., USC
• Notched two titles last week, taking first in both singles and doubles at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup.
• Claimed the doubles crown with partner Riley Smith as the duo defeated UCLA’s Keegan Smith and Govind Nanda 7-5.
• Cuckierman, ITA's No. 1 ranked singles player topped No. 18 Alex Rotsaert of Stanford 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 to extend his three-match win streak and bring his singles record to 15-1 this season. 
• The junior earns his first player of the week award, USC’s 54th all-time men’s weekly award.

ALSO NOMINATED: Alejandro Reguant, ARIZONA; Andrea Bolla, ARIZONA STATE; Keegan Smith, UCLA; Slava Shainyan, UTAH.

Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Player of the Week: Michaela Gordon, Jr., Stanford
• Captured the singles title at the Freeman Memorial Championships last week, her second of the season and fourth of her career.
• Won all four of her matches, defeating three ranked players along the way, including No. 29 Bunyawi Thamchaiwat of Oklahoma State in the final.
• Ranked No. 7 nationally, the junior is 15-2 overall this season.
• Gordon earns her second-career weekly honor, Stanford 24th award all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Madison Tattini, UTAH; Vanessa Wong, WASHINGTON.

Week of Men's  Women's
Jan. 21 Daniel Cukierman, USC Michaela Gordon, Stanford
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