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Pac-12 Tennis Players of The Week - April 5, 2022

Apr 5, 2022

MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jonas Ziverts, Sr., ARIZONA (Stockholm, Sweden)

  • Playing at No. 1 singles, 71st-ranked Ziverts defeated No. 2 Arthur Fery in two tiebreak sets (7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-4)) to lead Arizona to a win over No. 14 Stanford (4-2) for the second time in program history. 
  • Playing alongside Herman Hoeyeraal on top doubles court, beat Stanford's No. 48 duo of Arthur Fery and Axel Geller (6-2) en route to the Wildcats taking the doubles point. 
  • Later in the weekend, Ziverts and Hoeyeraal swept California's No. 28-ranked doubles pair of Yuta Kikuchi and Carl Overbeck (6-0) on court one to help Arizona to a 4-1 win against No. 42 California and remain undefeated and in first place in the Pac-12 standings (17-5, 4-0).  

ALSO NOMINATED: Peter Makk, USC; Jack Davis, WASH.

WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Giulia Morlet, So., ARIZONA STATE (Paris, France)

  • Defeated pair of nationally ranked singles opponents to help Arizona State knock off No. 12 California (4-3) and No. 17 Stanford (4-2) in the same season for the first time in program history. 
  • After surrendering the doubles point to the Golden Bears, Morlet scored a critical singles point with a second-set tiebreak win against No. 101 Haley Giavara (6-2, 7-6) on court one to tie the match 3-3.  
  • Morlet teamed with Sedona Gallagher to set the tone against the Cardinal with a 6-1 win over Valencia Xu and Alexandra Yepifanova on second court doubles.
  • In singles, Morlet clinched the upset of Stanford with a 7-5, 6-4 win over 13th-ranked Connie Ma.     

ALSO NOMINATED: Sophie Luescher, ORE; Elise Wagle, UCLA; Grace Piper, USC.

2022 PAC-12 MEN'S & WOMEN'S TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 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
March 24 Stefan Dostanic, USC Connie Ma, Stanford
April 5 Jonas Ziverts, Arizona Giulia Morlet, Arizona State