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Pac-12 Tennis Players of The Week - March 29, 2022

Mar 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.


 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
March 1 Clement Chidekh, Washington Abbey Forbes, UCLA
March 8 Clement Chidekh, Washington Sarah-Maude Fortin, Washington
March 15 Yuta Kikuchi, California Eryn Cayetano, USC
March 24 Stefan Dostanic, USC Connie Ma, Stanford
March 29 Alexander Hoogmartens, UCLA Katja Wiersholm, California