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2022 Pac-12 Tennis Championships

April 20-23 | Ojai Valley Athletic Club & Libbey Park
Ojai, CA

Pac-12 returns to Ojai for 2022 Tennis Championships

Apr 19, 2022


WHO: The conference’s nine men’s and 11 women’s teams are in Ojai, California beginning on Wednesday, April 20 for the Pac-12 Tennis Championships. The tournament formats will be used to determine both the league’s team champions and its automatic qualifiers for the NCAA championships. Teams are seeded based on regular-season conference winning percentages, with the head-to-head results the first tiebreaker and ITA national rankings the second.

WHAT: After a two-year hiatus, Pac-12 competition will again be held in conjunction with the 120th Ojai Tennis Tournament. The Pac-12 Networks will cover Saturday’s championship matches live on April 23, with the women slated to begin at noon PT and the men at 3 p.m. PT. No 2020 Pac-12 tournament was held due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2021 event was played in San Diego.

WHERE: The Pac-12 Men’s Tennis Championship will be held at Libbey Park in Ojai for all rounds, while the women will play their first three rounds at the Ojai Valley Athletic Club, with the championship match taking place at Libbey Park.

LIVE RESULTS: Live results from Ojai are available at Additional coverage of the 2022 Pac-12 Tennis Championships can be found by visiting

TICKETS: Tickets are available through The Ojai by visiting Please note that there is a vaccination requirement for visitors attending any site at the 120th Ojai Tennis Tournament.

PAC-12 MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY: In the nine-year history of the men's team championship, USC has won the conference title five times, including each of the past two (2019, 2021). UCLA has claimed the other four titles, with its most recent coming in 2018. The Los Angeles rivals have played against each other in the championship match in six of the nine previous tournaments (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018).

Arizona, which as recently as 2018 was the No. 9 seed in the nine-team bracket, went 7-0 in the regular season to claim this year’s top seed and the program’s first Pac-12 men’s tennis title of any sort since joining the conference in 1978-79. UCLA is the only No. 1 seed to have won the tournament championship, doing so in 2013, 2016 and 2018.

PAC-12 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY: The women started a team bracket in 2017 and last year was the first not won by Stanford, as third-seeded California knocked off top-seeded UCLA, 4-2. This year, the Golden Bears are the event’s No. 1 seed following an 8-1 Pac-12 regular season. In addition to its 2022 regular season and 2021 tournament championships, Cal also took home the 2014 conference title (regular season) and the 1987 Pac-10 South crown prior to the inception of the Pac-12 team tournament. Stanford was the top seed and champion and the first three women’s team tournaments in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

OJAI HISTORY: The Pac-12 Championships will return to tradition as the featured competition at this year’s 120th Ojai Tennis Tournament, an event where 27 different divisions are contested with more than 1,250 players. Started by William Thacher in 1896, The Ojai been played every year except for seven years; once for the infectious hoof and mouth disease (1924), four years during World War II (1943-46) and twice because of the COVID-19 pandemic (2020-2021). Many of the greats of tennis have played in Ojai, including Bill Tilden, Tony Trabert, Bobby Riggs, Jack Kramer, Arthur Ashe, Billie Jean King, Pancho Gonzales, Alex Olmedo, Stan Smith, Jimmy Connors, Tracy Austin, Michael Chang, Lindsay Davenport, Pete Sampras and Mike and Bob Bryan. These tennis greats are among more than 91 former players at The Ojai who have gone on to win one or more Grand Slam events as professional tennis players, all of whom are listed on Libbey Park’s “Wall of Fame.”

PAC-12 MEN IN THE RANKINGS: All nine Pac-12 men’s programs are ranked in the ITA Top-75 national team rankings (as of April 13), led by a grouping of Arizona, USC and Stanford at Nos. 14, 15 and 16, respectively.

Sixteen league singles players, and at least one from each team, are ranked in the ITA Top-125 national men’s singles poll, including three in the top 10 in USC’s Stefan Dostanic (No. 4), Washington’s Clement Chidekh (No. 6) and Stanford’s Arthur Fery (No. 8). The Pac-12’s trio of top-10 singles players is tied with the SEC for the most in the country. Led by No. 48 Jonas Ziverts, No. 51 Gustaf Strom and No. 82 Herman Hoeyeraal, top-seeded Arizona is one of three Pac-12 teams with three ranked singles players along with Stanford and USC.

Fourteen Pac-12 men’s doubles teams are in the ITA Top-90 national doubles rankings, with a ranked pair representing all nine schools. USC’s Stefan Dostanic and Bradley Frye are 12th and the conference’s highest-ranked pair.

PAC-12 WOMEN IN THE RANKINGS: Nine of 11 Pac-12 women’s programs are in the ITA Top-75 national team rankings (as of April 13). Defending Pac-12 tournament champion and No. 1 seed California is the highest-ranked league team at No. 7. UCLA (No. 15), Stanford (No. 17), USC (No. 19) and Arizona State (No. 20) are also in the top 20.

The Pac-12 women occupy 17 slots on the ITA’s Top-125 singles rankings. Eight conference teams are represented by ranked individuals, with USC’s Eryn Cayetano topping the Pac-12 list at No. 6. The Trojans lead the league with four ranked in singles.

The Pac-12 owns two top-20 doubles teams in the nation, with Stanford’s Angelica Blake and Connie Ma at No. 12 and Arizona State’s Patricija Spaka and Domenika Turkovic at No. 18. In total, 11 pairs are ranked from seven different Pac-12 programs.