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Pac-12 Tennis Weekly Awards - March 16, 2021

Mar 16, 2021

MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Bradley Frye, Jr., USC (Overland Park, Kan.)

  • Had the first doubles win partnered with Sean Holt, as well as the first singles win in leading USC to a 7-0 win in its first Pac-12 match of the year against Utah. 
  • Played at the No. 2 singles position (his highest) for just the second time in his career, recording a straight-sets victory.
  • He has now won five consecutive singles matches.
  • Pushed individual season singles record to 9-2 and is 8-5 in doubles. 

Also Nominated: Timothy Sah, STAN; Sam Feit, UCLA; Ewen Lumsden, WASH.

WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Abbey Forbes, So., UCLA (Raleigh, N.C.)

  • Forbes knocked off the nation's No. 1 player, Ashley Lahey of Pepperdine, in the Bruins' 4-3 loss to the Waves. 
  • The 6-1, 6-4 showing on the top court improved Forbes’ singles record to 9-1, a mark that has been achieved playing exclusively against nationally-ranked foes. Of those nine wins, eight have come in straight sets. 
  • Forbes and partner Jada Hart did not finish their doubles match, but led Jessica Failla and Shiori Fukuda by a 5-2 score on the top court when the initial point was secured.
  • Forbes currently possesses a 4-0 doubles mark.

Also Nominated: Lauryn John-Baptiste, ASU; Jada Bui, CAL; Janice Tjen, ORE; Vanessa Wong, WASH; Savanna Ly-Nguyen, WSU. 


 Week of Men's Women's
Feb. 3 Daniel Cukierman, USC Elysia Bolton, UCLA
Feb. 11 Nathan Ponwith, ASU Jada Hart, UCLA
Feb. 17 Alejandro Reguant, ARIZONA Melisa Ates, WSU
Feb. 23 Stefan Dostanic, USC Valentina Ivanov, CALIFORNIA
Mar. 2 Keegan Smith, UCLA  Salma Ewing, USC
Mar. 9 Nathan Ponwith, ASU Michaela Bayerlova, WSU
Mar. 16 Bradley Frye, USC  Abbey Forbes, UCLA