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Pac-12 Tennis Players of The Week - Mar. 8, 2022

Mar 8, 2022

MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Clement Chidekh, Jr., WASHINGTON (Lyon, France)

  • Scored the clinching victory in Washington's Pac-12 opener on the road at 52nd-ranked Oregon.
  • Came back from down a set to beat Oregon’s 81st-ranked Joshua Charlton, winning the final five games in a row to take the win (4-6, 6-4, 6-2). 
  • Also clinched the doubles point partnered with teammate Nedim Suko, as the pair came back from down 2-5 to win a tiebreaker with the doubles point on the line (7-6 (5)). 

ALSO NOMINATED: Ryder Jackson, USC; Francisco Bastias, Utah. 

WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sarah-Maude Fortin, So., WASHINGTON (Montreal, Canada)

  • Helped lead the Huskies to their first sweep of the desert road trip since 2004 and a 2-0 start to Pac-12 play.
  • The Huskies upset 17th-ranked Arizona State on Friday, which came down to Fortin's match in a 3-3 tie that she came through with the final two games for a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win.
  • The following day, Fortin played a key role once again in a 4-3 win for the Huskies against Arizona, as her three-set victory over Kayla Wilkins put the Huskies up, 3-2, in the match. 

ALSO NOMINATED: Katja Wiersholm, California; Sasha Vagramov, UCLA; Snow Han, USC; Linda Huang, Utah.


 Week of Men's Women's
Jan. 25 Fabien Salle, Arizona State Jessica Alsola, California
Feb. 1 Franco Capalbo, Utah Nika Zupancic, Washington
Feb. 8 Jonas Ziverts, Arizona Lexi Ryngler, Arizona
Feb. 16 Murphy Cassone, Arizona State Anastasia Goncharova, Utah
Feb. 22 Peter Makk, USC Connie Ma, Stanford
Mar. 1 Clement Chidekh, Washington Abbey Forbes, UCLA
Mar. 8 Clement Chidekh, Washington Sarah-Maude Fortin, Washington