The Saipan International School student council will be holding a two-day tennis tournament at the American Memorial Park and Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan tennis courts this weekend.
Dubbed the SIS STUCO Tennis Tournament, the competition has nine divisions—girls singles U12, U14, and U16 and boys singles U12, U14, U16, and U18, and mixed up doubles U12 and U18.
CNMI national player and SIS student Malika Miyawaki, who is organizing the tournament, said they are expecting between 45 and 50 tennis players to take part in the tournament, which will be held on Jan. 25 and 26.
The U12 girls are bannered by Irin Chung, Hoo Wang, Anna Kwon, and Lina Tsukagoshi, while U14 girls have Helen Kim and Serin Chung are battling out in the division.
June Yu, Nason Wessel, Wataru Kadokura, Takeru Jim will see action in the U12 boys, while the U16 boys will have Andy Kim, Jun Wang, David Kwon, and Daniel Kang.
CNMI national players Carol Lee and Robbie Schorr, meanwhile, will join Jimin Woo in the U18 boys tournament.
Miyawaki said the SIS STUCO Tennis Tournament is a fundraiser for SIS’ student council.