UA tennis: Talya Zandberg wins Pac-12 Player of the Week

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By Katie Vick / UA Sports

Arizona women’s tennis freshman Talya Zandberg was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Tuesday, as announced by the conference. She is Arizona’s 10th all-time conference Player of the Week.

Zandberg is 5-0 to start the season with the Wildcats with her five wins coming from matches against Northern Arizona, Boise State, Utah State, San Diego and Grand Canyon University. This week, she knocked off Utah State’s Maggie O’Meara (6-3, 6-2), San Diego’s Gemma Garcia (6-1, 1-6, 6-1) and Grand Canyon’s Valentina Mokrova (6-1, 6-3).

The freshman also won a pair of doubles matches alongside teammate Mary Lewis as they defeated Grand Canyon (6-2) and Northern Arizona (7-5).

The Wildcats will be back at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center Friday, hosting Nevada on Feb. 9 at noon MST and Houston on Sunday, Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. MST.



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