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Pac-12 Tennis Weekly Awards - April 8, 2021

Apr 8, 2021

MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Arthur Fery, Fr., STANFORD (Wimbledon, United Kingdom)

  • Freshman helped Stanford to pair of victories over ranked opponents last week - 4-3 over No. 23 Arizona State and 6-1 over No. 17 Arizona on Sunday - to remain undefeated (3-0) in Pac-12 action so far this season. 
  • Provided the clinching point in a third-set thriller on court No. 2 to defeat the Sun Devils.
  • Helped Stanford take an early lead against the Wildcats with the clinching win at No. 3 doubles.
  • Rolled in straight sets at No. 2 singles against Arizona's 15th-ranked Gustaf Strom, 6-1, 6-0. 
  • Marked the freshman’s first singles win against a ranked opponent. 

Also Nominated: Mathew Tsolakyan, UCLA; Stefan Dostanic, USC; Geronimo Espin Busleiman, UTAH. 

WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Janice Tjen, Fr., OREGON (Jakarta, Indonesia)

  • Knocked off two top 50 players over the weekend, both in straight sets.
  • She has three wins over ranked opponents in singles this season for Oregon, all of which she beat in the last two weekends.
  • Defeated No. 41 Haley Giavara, 6-1, 6-1 on Friday versus California, before beating No. 48 Michaela Gordon of Stanford, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday.
  • Put up Oregon's second point on Sunday in the program's first-ever win over Stanford.
  • Also helped clinch the doubles point versus the Cardinal.

Also Nominated: Hannah Viller Moeller, CAL; Sara Nayar, COLO; Jada Hart, UCLA; Eryn Cayetano, USC; Sarah-Maude Fortin, WASH.

 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 
Mar. 23 Emmanuel Coste, OREGON Haley Giavara, CALIFORNIA
Mar. 31 Govind Nanda, UCLA Michaela Gordon, STANFORD
April 8 Arthur Fery, STANFORD Janice Tjen, OREGON