Ohio State University standout freshman, Cannon Kingsley (UTR 13.95), is awarded the UTR/ITA National Player of the Week after an outstanding performance this weekend.
The No. 2 recruit in the class of 2019 started the weekend off by clinching the doubles point against Arizona State, 7-6(3). He also went onto defeat Andrea Bolla of ASU in straight sets (6-2, 6-3).
In singles on Sunday, Kingsley upset No. 1 Daniel Cukierman (UTR 14.27) of USC with an impressive 6-4, 6-2 victory.
In doubles, Kingsley and partner Kyle Seelig led the way with a hard-fought 6-4 victory over Stefan Dostanic and Bradley Frye of USC.
Kingsley is 15-2 overall with an 8 game win streak for the Buckeyes. The team will travel to Madison, Wisconsin for the 2020 Division I National Men’s Team Indoor Championship presented by Oracle this week.
.@OhioStateMTEN standout freshman Cannon Kingsley is awarded the UTR/ITA National Player of the Week after an outstanding performance this weekend!
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— ITA (@ITA_Tennis) February 11, 2020
A player’s current Universal Tennis Rating Powered by Oracle and ITA ranking and that of his or her opponents will be part of the criteria used in the selection of the winners. Institution athletics communications directors will submit nominations to the ITA for selection.
UTR is the global gold standard for all tennis players, which reflects their current skill level based on actual performance and is used by college coaches for evaluating player ability, seeding, selection, and more.