Our Team

Where the Passion Begins


Shai Gigi

PTR Certified coach
GPTCA International Tennis Coach - ATP Certified
More than 100,000 hours of teaching experience
Hard court specialist, shot selection and strategy

Nick Name :    7 SABA 
Birth Place: Haifa, Israel
Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 173cm
Weight: 63kg
Plays: Right-Handed
Backhand: One - Handed
Turned Coach: 2003
Coach: Michael Stavonski , shahar perkis
Racket: YONEX 


Shai picked up his first racket at the age of 11.

Since then his enthusiasm for tennis has led him to become

a professional tennis player,

competing against some of the best players around.

With over 13 years of experience he has taught tennis,

competed in U.S. and Israeli tournaments and is still as enthusiastic as ever.

Professionally qualified, Shai is certified as one of the most excellent tennis players

by the Israeli Institute for Tennis and PTR.

He has the skills to coach tennis at all levels - from beginners adults kids/juniors

who touch the rackets for the first time to the advanced tournament players

who are at the level of competing at the ATP circuit in the future.

Shai fell in love with Japan and its culture.

He has decided to make his home in Japan.

Feeling the need for professional but the fun tennis center in Tokyo,

which would introduce both the young and adults to the pleasures of tennis.

He established the JINJI TENNIS CENTER to develop his dream of offering

tennis training for children and adults of all ages and skill levels at HILTON TOKYO.


 Rosalie Cheung- PTR certified coach 


      Nickname: Rosie

      Birth Place: Kunming, China

      Residence: Tokyo, Japan

      Height : 178 cm

      Weight : 64 kg

      Plays: Right-handed

      Backhand: double-handed

      Turned coach: 2015

     Coach: Shumin Xie




Born in a family of sports, Rosie started to play tennis at the age of 7. She won her first prize in CRT game of China in which her rivals were all adults when she was 11 years old. At the age of 16, she won the third prize of The Province Game and became a Professional Player of the Chinese Nation. In 2015, Rosie turned coach and started to teach both kids and adults in China and from 2017 she joined JINJI tennis. Now Rosie is also a PTR certificated coach.


Rosie’s native language is Chinese and she’s fluent in Japanese and English—so could provide lessons in these 3 languages.


Yui Nagasawa

Ex. professional tennis player(2013〜2019)

Birthday: Sep 1987

Born: Aichi Japan

Live: Tokyo Japan

Height: 155 cm

Playstyle: Left hand.


Coach: Donald Tregonning and Shinji Nagasawa 


Nicholas Rubino- PTR Certified coach

Birth Place: Michigan, United States
Residence: Tokyo, Japan

Age: 35
Height: 174cm
Weight: 65kg
Plays: Right-Handed
Back-Hand: Double-Handed
Turned Coach: 2010
Coach: Curtis Partee
Racket: Wilson Blade
Favorite player: John McEnroe
Favorite surface: Clay
Favorite shot: Moonball (Topspin Lob)




Name: Rodolfo Pirola 

Teaching certificate: GPTCA, FIT, CSEN

Nick Name:    Rick

Birth Place: Italy

Residence: Tokyo, Japan

Height: 1,78

Weight: 75

Plays:  left hand

Backhand: two hand 

Turned Coach: 201

Racket: head radical