Honfleur, France – Kicking off in just two days from France, the 2022 Master’U BNP Paribas Championships are set to be an exhibition of some of the shining stars from the collegiate ranks as 25 of the 46 players are current or former NCAA student-athletes. 

Now in its 15th year, the Master’U Championship is the world event of university tennis and features an eight-nation field of Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Switzerland, and the United States. 

Featuring both current and former collegiate athletes, over half the field participating in this year’s event have come through the American university system, representing both the NCAA Division I and NCAA Division II levels. 

In total, six of the eight participating countries will feature players who have played for NCAA institutions, including Australia and the United States whose entire roster comes from the American university system. 

Not just any collegiate players either, several top-ranking and award-winning players will be featured in this year’s competition such as Charlie Broom (Great Britain), Fiona Crawley (United States), and Adam Walton (Australia). 

These players will all be representing their country in a unique format of play where there will be 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 in the tournament.

Play is set to begin this Friday at the Ligue de Normandie de Tennis Club in Honfleur, France, and will continue through Sunday when a champion is crowned. More information surrounding the competition can be found on the Master’U BNP Paribas Championship website.

A complete list of collegiate players competing in the 2022 Master’U Championships can be found below:

Team Australia

PlayerSchoolYears Played
Catherine AuliaTennessee2022-present
Joshua CharltonOregon2018-present
Tenika McGiffinTennessee2017-2022
Kody PearsonTulsa2018-present
Amy StevensVanderbilt2021-present
Adam WaltonTennessee2017-2022

Team France

PlayerSchoolYears Played
Luna DormetTexas A&M CC/Ohio State2017-2022
François MusitelliGCU/ODU/Kentucky2016-20, 2021-22

Team Germany

PlayerSchoolYears Played
Constantin FrantzenBaylor2016-2021
Shaline PipaHawaii Pacific2021-present
Nicole RivkineTexas2022-present
Tim SandkaulenOle Miss2016-2021
Jordi WalderHawaii Pacific2021-2022

Team Great Britain

PlayerSchoolYears Played
Emily ArbuthnottStanford2016-2021
Charlie BroomDartmouth/Baylor2017-2021
Giles HusseyGeorgia State/Tennessee2015-2021
Holly HutchinsonOld Dominion2017-2021

Team Ireland

PlayerSchoolYears Played
Julie ByrneOklahoma/Northwestern2016-19, 2021
Connor GannonTennessee/Memphis2021-present

Team United States

PlayerSchoolYears Played
Fiona CrawleyNorth Carolina2020-present
Stefan DostanicUSC2019-present
Haley GiavaraCal2019-present
Connie MaStanford2021-present
Patrick MaloneyMichigan2018-present
Ryan SeggermanPrinceton/North Carolina2017-present
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