Lara Tan (22A01B)

Fighting Till The End: Girls’ Tennis Finals 2022

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By Lara Tan (22A01B) and Lim Zhi Qi Victoria (23S06B)

Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society. 

“One point at a time.” 

That frequent utterance from teammates watching from the sidelines was a rather apt description of the game we were about to watch: a game of endurance, mental fortitude and strategy. 

At 8am on Thursday, the 12th of May, Raffles Press headed down to the A Div Girls’ Tennis Finals to witness the showdown between RI and Hwa Chong.

Despite the early start, the venue was already crowded with delegations from Hwa Chong and RI, along with droves of supportive parents, teachers and coaches. With no spectator stands, everyone had to pick their spots on the surrounding hilly terrain, and try to avoid the unforgiving sun that was slowly creeping up on them. 

Leading up to the finals, the RI team was on a roll, having won all matches till that point. Hwa Chong had a similar track record, so both sides knew it would be a tough fight. 

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A-Level 2022 Features: Success is a Balancing Act

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By: Sonia Maya (22A01C), Loh Zhao Hong (23S03A), Victoria Lim (23S06B)

This year, Raffles Press invited eight Year 7s to share their experiences in JC, whether it be pursuing their interests or persevering through difficulty. We hope that their stories will inspire you and provide a glimpse into the lives of Rafflesians beyond academics.  

This is Part 3 of our A-Level 2022 Student Feature.

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