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ACS (I) reclaim C Div tennis title

Top: The ACS (I) doubles pair of Aaron Chiu (in blue) and Matthias Wong during their 6-4, 6-3 win over ACS (Barker Road)'s Luke Eng and Martin Lim yesterday. Above: The ACS (I) boys celebrate reclaiming the C Division title they last won in 2016.
Top: The ACS (I) doubles pair of Aaron Chiu (in blue) and Matthias Wong during their 6-4, 6-3 win over ACS (Barker Road)'s Luke Eng and Martin Lim yesterday. Above: The ACS (I) boys celebrate reclaiming the C Division title they last won in 2016.ST PHOTOS: TIMOTHY DAVID
Top: The ACS (I) doubles pair of Aaron Chiu (in blue) and Matthias Wong during their 6-4, 6-3 win over ACS (Barker Road)'s Luke Eng and Martin Lim yesterday. Above: The ACS (I) boys celebrate reclaiming the C Division title they last won in 2016.
Top: The ACS (I) doubles pair of Aaron Chiu (in blue) and Matthias Wong during their 6-4, 6-3 win over ACS (Barker Road)'s Luke Eng and Martin Lim yesterday. Above: The ACS (I) boys celebrate reclaiming the C Division title they last won in 2016.ST PHOTOS: TIMOTHY DAVID

In his first year competing in the Schools National Division tennis championship and, for the first time yesterday, Matthias Wong was playing doubles in the tournament. To make things worse, the pressure was palpable as it was the C Division boys' final.

But the teenager and his partner Aaron Chiu, representing Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), displayed nerves of steel to win their match 6-4, 6-3, setting up their team's 5-0 victory over Anglo-Chinese School (Barker Road) at the Ministry of Education (Evans Road) courts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 27, 2018, with the headline 'ACS (I) reclaim C Div tennis title'. Print Edition | Subscribe