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Hayate Sakaguchi – 2017 Tennis Recruit

The Student

  • Attends International School in Australia: Saint Stephen’s College
  • Strong competent student
    • Due to sit in May 2016 and June 2016
  • Graduates: December 2016
  • Overall GPA: To be advised
  • Please see link below for high school academic transcripts

The Person

  • Natural Leader- Intelligent, confident, focussed
  • Awarded prestigious role of International Captain for St Stephens in 2016
  • Chose to live away from home for High schooling- making him a logical fit for US College
  • Forms strong peer relationships
  • Role model to younger students
  • Independent and mature beyond his years
  • Worked as translator for Japanese visitors
  • See link to School Character References below

The Player

  • Height: 5ft 9”
  • Weight: 150 lbs
  • Nationality: JAPANESE
  • Fluent English Speaking
  • Plays: Right handed
  • Strengths:
    • High level fitness
    • Strong counter puncher
    • Consistent
  • Present National Ranking: 561
  • Wins against higher ranked players:
    • Sam Hoskins – Australian ranking 330/UTR 12.22
    • Daniel Birak  – Australian ranking 237/ UTR 11.06
    • CJ Beg r – Australian ranking 357/UTR 10.40
    • Patrick Luke – Australian ranking 376/UTR 10.89
    • Sean Oosthuizen  – Australian ranking 307
  • UTR: See notes below regarding UTR Ratings in Australia
  • Teams Represented:
    • Nick Bolletieri Discover Open Australian/New Zealand
    • Multiple ALL Region Selection
  • See links below for Coach References from:
    • Noel Callaghan; Pro Tour Team Japan Head Coach & Tennis Australia High Performance Coach
    • Damon Lucht- former College player, Director Redline Tennis
  • See link below for Athletic Resume – includes tournament results
  • View snapshot video below

Universal Tennis Rating for Australians: IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Study & Play USA endorses the UTR system, however, at present, most Australian kids do not get an opportunity to play ITF events due to proximity, finances and academic pressures. UTR has requested that Australian Ranking events be included for Australian players and the calculation of their UTR. At present, they are not included in calculations for Australians.



If you feel that Hayate could be a good fit, please contact Chris Bates.

Phone: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: chris.bates4