Honfleur, France – For the first time since 2019, the Master’U BNP Paribas Championships will be back in full force, hosting the top collegiate players from numerous countries for a unique competition that exposes collegiate athletes to international competition.
Now in its 15th year of competition, the United States has won the Master’U Championship on nine different occasions, including being crowned champions in eight of the past nine tournaments.
In 2022, the six competing players for the United States include Fiona Crawley (North Carolina), Haley Giavara (Cal), Connie Ma (Stanford), Stefan Dostanic (USC), Ryan Seggerman (North Carolina), and Patrick Maloney (Michigan).
All top players in the collegiate game, these student-athletes will join the likes of Danielle Collins (Virginia), Aleks Kovacevic (Illinois), Ena Shibahara (UCLA), and Brandon Holt (USC) as participants in this great event.
Coaching the United States this year will be the trio of Greg Patton, Amanda Augustus, and Garrett Patton. For Greg Patton, this marks his 12th year as a coach of the United States for the Master’U Championship after having a hall-of-fame career at Boise State.
These coaches and players will compete against collegiate representatives from France, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Australia, and Switzerland.
Matches will consist of two women’s singles matches, two men’s singles matches, one women’s doubles match, one men’s doubles match, and one mixed doubles match. The country that wins four of these seven matches is declared the victor and advances on in the tournament.
The opening ceremony for the 2022 Master’U Championships is set for Dec. 1, while competition will span from Dec. 2-4 from Honfleur, France.
Team USA Women’s Team
Fiona Crawley, North Carolina
No. 1 Ranked Singles & Doubles Player in the final 2022 Fall ITA Rankings … 2022 ITA Women’s All-American Singles Champion … 2022 ITA National Fall Singles Champion … 2022 ITA All-American (Singles & Doubles) … Named on 2022 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team … Totaled 47 singles victories in the 2021-22 season which led all Division I players … 2021 ITA National Fall Doubles Champion … Owns a 77-8 career singles record
Haley Giavara, Cal
No. 25 Ranked Singles Player in the 2022 Preseason Fall ITA Rankings … Two-Time ITA Singles All-American (2022 & 2020) … Named All-Pac-12 Second Team in 2022 … Ended the 2022 spring season in the Top 40 of both the ITA Singles and Doubles Rankings … Finished 21-9 in doubles for the Golden Bears in 2022 … Went 6-3 from the No. 1 position in Pac-12 play last season
Connie Ma, Stanford
No. 11 Ranked Singles Player in the final 2022 Fall ITA Rankings … 2022 ITA National Rookie of the Year … 2022 ITA All-American (Singles) … 2022 NCAA Singles Championship Runner-Up … 2022 Pac-12 Tournament Champion … 2022 Pac-12 Doubles Team of the Year (with Angelica Blake) … Totaled 32 singles wins in the 2021-22 season … Had 15 wins over ranked opponents in her freshman campaign
Team USA Men’s Team
Stefan Dostanic, USC
No. 1 Ranked Singles Player in the 2022 Fall ITA Preseason Rankings … 2022 ITA All-American (Singles & Doubles) … Named to the USTA’s 2022 Collegiate Summer Team … No. 5 Ranked Singles Player in the final 2022 Spring ITA Rankings … Led USC with 39 singles wins in the 2021-22 season … 2022 Pac-12 Singles Player of the Year … 2022 Pac-12 Doubles Team of the Year (with Bradley Frye)
Patrick Maloney, Michigan
First Team All-Big Ten Selection in 2022 … Named to the 2022 Big Ten All-Tournament Team … Ranked a career-high No. 63 in singles and No. 65 in doubles to conclude the 2022 spring season … Won 13 straight doubles matches with Nick Beaty, including four over ranked opponents … Went unbeaten in Big Ten play in the 2022 season … Holds a career 59-28 singles record while at Michigan
Ryan Seggerman, North Carolina
No. 9 Ranked Singles Player in the final 2022 Fall ITA Rankings … 2022 ITA Men’s All-American Championship Doubles Finalist … First Team All-Ivy League for doubles in 2021-22 … Second Team All-Ivy for singles in 2021-22 … Reached the NCAA Doubles Championship in 2022 & 2019 … Went 17-5 in doubles this past spring, including four ranked victories