Vietnam's top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam strolled into the men’s singles second round of the ITF World Tennis Tour M25 - Hai Dang Cup in the southern province of Tay Ninh on Wednesday.
|Vietnam's top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam. — Photo thethaohcm.vn|
Nam, world No 481 and No 8 seed in this international event, beat young ace Nguyen Van Phuong 2-0 (6-3, 6-0).
Nam’s next rival will be Indian Manish Sureshkumar, world No 689.
Overseas Vietnamese Daniel Nguyen, world No 445, also reached to the second round after beating Alen Rogic Hadzalic of Croatia (No 1086) 2-0 (6-3, 6-1).
Earlier, Nguyen Dac Tien was ousted after losing to Sidharth Rawat of India, world No 522, 0-2 (5-7, 2-6).
The event, which has a total prize of US$25,000, will last until October 6.
The winner in the men’s singles will walk away with $3,600 and 27 bonus points.