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Pac-12 Tennis Weekly Awards - April 20, 2021

Apr 20, 2021

MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Joshua Charlton, Jr., OREGON (Traralgon, Victoria, Australia)

  • Beat his first ranked opponent of the season, No. 36 Arthur Fery, in three sets at No. 2 singles to help Oregon beat No. 24 Stanford in Eugene last Friday. Charlton’s win gave the Ducks a 2-1 lead on the match scoreboard.
  • Partnered with Quinn Vandecasteele, the No. 42 ranked doubles team in the country posted a 6-3 win at No. 1 doubles against Stanford. 
  • The Ducks' win over Stanford also secured an undefeated home record in 2021.

Also Nominated: Jonas Ziverts, ARIZ; Axel Geller, STAN; Riley Smith, USC.

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

  • Earned two singles wins and prevailed in her only finished doubles match as UCLA completed its Pac-12 regular season with home victories over No. 6 Pepperdine and No. 36 USC 
  • The sophomore defeated the nation's former top-ranked player, Ashley Lahey of the Waves, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2.
  • Forbes also knocked off No. 65 Salma Ewing of the Trojans, 6-2, 6-3, to collect her first clinching point of the campaign. 
  • Partnered with Vanessa Ong, Forbes started the crosstown rivalry match with a 6-1 victory against Summer Dvorak and Danielle Willson.

Also Nominated: Lauryn John-Baptiste, ASU; Maria Campos, COLO; Nika Zupancic, 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. 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
April 20 Joshua Charlton, OREGON Abbey Forbes, UCLA