Pac-12 Tennis Weekly Awards - March 23, 2021
MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Emmanuel Coste, Sr., OREGON (Aix-en-Provence, France)
- The senior had an undefeated weekend with two wins in singles and two wins in doubles to help push Oregon past Seattle (7-0) and Utah (4-0) to extend its win streak to four matches.
- Dropped just two games (6-1, 6-1) in his win over Utah's Slava Shainyan at No. 1 singles, and swept (6-3, 6-2) Seattle's Lucas Cerbelli on court No. 2.
- The victories upped Coste to 10 singles wins so far this season (10-1).
- Lost just seven games in two singles matches, and just 10 games total including two doubles matches.
Also Nominated: Makey Rakotomalala, ASU; Alexandre Rotsaert, STAN; Riley Smith, USC.
WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Haley Giavara, So., CALIFORNIA (San Diego, Calif.)
- Won three times on the top court as No. 20 California posted wins over Arizona, 7-0, and No. 25 Arizona State, 6-1, in Berkeley.
- Ranked 18th in singles, Giavara defeated the Wildcats' Jelena Lukic and ASU's 37th-ranked Ilze Hattingh in straight sets.
- The 40th-ranked pair of Giavara and Valentina Ivanov also beat Arizona's Lukic and Khim Iglupas, 6-2, to help Cal win the doubles point on Friday.
- With the two wins, Cal improved its record to 10-2, including 3-1 in the Pac-12.
Also Nominated: Jelena Lukic, ARIZ; Emma Higuchi, STAN; Jada Hart, UCLA; Clare McKee, USC; Melisa Ates, WSU.
2021 PAC-12 TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK