Pac-12 Tennis Players of The Week - March 29, 2022
MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Alexander Hoogmartens, Fr., UCLA (Beersel, Belgium)
- In his first career appearances on top singles court, Hoogmartens defeated No. 102 Yuta Kikuchi of 27th-ranked California (2-6, 6-2, 6-2), and No. 2 Arthur Fery of 13th-ranked Stanford (6-3, 6-1).
- Extended his winning streak to six consecutive singles matches dating back to February 13.
- Playing alongside Bryce Pereira on second doubles court, the duo beat Tomas Kopczynski and Timothy Sah of Stanford, 6-3, to clinch doubles point.
- After last week’s matches, he is 5-1 versus nationally-ranked singles opponents this season and was unbeaten on homestand as UCLA earned split versus higher-ranked No. 27 California and No. 13 Stanford.
ALSO NOMINATED: Jonas Ziverts, ARIZ; Axel Geller, STAN; Stefan Dostanic, USC, Geronimo Espin Busleiman, UTAH; Han-Chih Lin, WASH.
WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Katja Wiersholm, Fr., CALIFORNIA (Kirkland, Wash.)
- Wiersholm won singles and doubles matches against nationally ranked opponents to help No. 14 California to a 4-3 victory over No. 17 USC in a Pac-12 battle on Saturday.
- Ranked 122nd in singles, Wiersholm defeated the 77th-ranked Snow Han, (6-4, 6-3), to remain undefeated at 17-0.
- In doubles, the 29th-ranked pair of Wiersholm and Jessica Alsola beat the Trojans' 64th-ranked duo of Eryn Cayetano and Grace Piper, 6-3, to clinch the doubles point.
ALSO NOMINATED: Lexi Ryngler, ARIZ; Karin Young, ORE.
2022 PAC-12 MEN'S & WOMEN'S TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK