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Pac-12 Tennis Weekly Awards - April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021

MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Timothy Sah, Sr., STANFORD (San Diego, Calif.)

  • Scored clinching points in each of Stanford's 4-3 wins over UCLA and USC this past weekend, keeping the Cardinal unbeaten in Pac-12 play at 5-0 for the season. 
  • In his match against USC, Sah was trailing 6-7, 0-5 before storming back to win the deciding point for the Cardinal.
  • Has clinched four matches for Stanford this season, including each of the last three matches.

Also Nominated: Makey Rakotomalala, ASU; Franco Capalbo, UTAH; Clement Chidekh, WASH. 

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

  • Went 4-0 across her No. 1 singles and doubles matches as the Bruins claimed the first Pac-12 regular-season championship in program history with 7-0 wins against both Stanford and California this past weekend. 
  • Knocked off a pair of top-50 singles opponents, dealing No. 48 Michaela Gordon of the Cardinal (6-2, 6-4) and No. 41 Haley Giavara of the Golden Bears (6-2, 6-0) losses in straight sets.
  • In doubles play, Forbes and Jada Hart improved their record to 7-1 with triumphs over Gordon/Niluka Madurawe of Stanford (6-2) and Giavara/Valentina Ivanov of Cal (6-1).

Also Nominated: Domenika Turkovic, ASU; Nika Zupancic, 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. 3 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
April 12 Timothy Sah, STANFORD Abbey Forbes, UCLA