Top Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam and Dao Minh Trang won the Vietnam Tennis Federation (VTF) Masters 500 tournament – Lach Tray Cup which concluded in the northern port city of Hai Phong on Sunday.
|Dao Minh Trang won the women's singles title of the VTF Masters 500 tournament. — Photo VTF|
Nam of Hai Dang Tay Ninh proved his position after beating his teammate Trinh Linh Giang 6-1, 6-3 in the men’s singles final.
Trang of Hung Thinh HCM City took the women’s singles title. She defeated Phan Thi Thanh Binh of Da Nang 6-3, 6-1 in the final.
Trang paired with Tran Thuy Thanh Truc to get the women’s doubles title after beating the duo Nguyen Thi Mai Hung and Dang Thi Hanh of Hai Duong 7-5, 6-1.
Trang, 23, has played tennis since she was 10 years old. This is the first time Trang has triumphed at a national event.
In the men’s doubles, Nam and Giang lost to Le Quoc Khanh and Pham Minh Tuan of Hung Thinh HCM City in the final.
Following this event, the national tennis team will convene in the southern province of Tay Ninh to prepare for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games to be held in the Philippines later this year.
Vietnam will target to earn at least one gold medal in the men’s singles event with Nam and the men’s doubles category with Nam and Khanh.