A Division Tennis: Victoria Junior College beat Serangoon Junior College 4-1 to win opening tie
Story by Lim Weixiang. Photos by Timothy Ho
SRJC’s Low Weicong teamed up with Lim Yong Qin to win their second doubles match 9-6 against VJC’s Hiew Wenji and Tan Jek Kai. (Photo 1 © Timothy Ho)
Serangoon Junior College, Friday, April 8, 2011 — Victoria Junior College (VJC) beat Serangoon Junior College (SRJC) 4-1 in their 2011 National A Division Tennis Championship preliminary round encounter.
VJC’s Shilp Samir Rawal beat SRJC’s Png Rui Jin 9-3 in the first singles while in the second singles, VJC’s Oh Jon Keat survived a scare from a determined Kenneth Lee to win 9-5.
In the first doubles match, the VJC pair of John Lee and Tan Zhan Peng overcame SRJC’s Ben Cheng and Seah Zuo Yu 9-7.
SRJC finally won a game in the second doubles, with Low Wei Cong and Lim Yong Qin putting up a good performance to defeat VJC’s Hiew Wenji and Tan Jek Kai 9-6.
VJC’s Andrew Chan was imperious in the third singles, defeating SRJC’s Zayar Lin 9-0.
SRJC’s teacher-in-charge Mr Kok Wai Tong said after the game that he was pleased with his team’s performance against a more seasoned opponent.
“They fought their hearts out and they will continue to improve,” he said.
Tan Jek Kai of VJC teamed up with Hiew Wenji in the second doubles. They lost 6-9 to Low Wei Cong and Lim Yong Qin of SRJC. (Photo 2 © Timothy Ho)
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