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Da Nang through to tennis final

Update: May, 22/2013 - 10:33
Concentration: Do Dan Thi of Da Nang plays a backhand in the match against Minh Trang of HCM City 2 in the National Team Tennis Tournament in Da Nang yesterday. The hosts will meet HCM City 1 in the women's team final today. — VNS Photo Cong Thanh

DA NANG (VNS)— The action continued yesterday at the National Team Tennis Tournament sponsored by Viettravel, with Da Nang's women's team securing a final berth after beating HCM City 2 in the semi-final.

They will face HCM City 1, who eased past Kien Giang 2-0 in the other semi-final, at the Tuyen Son Sports Complex today.

Da Nang's Do Dan Thi took the lead with a 6-3, 7-6(5) win over Minh Trang in the first singles match.

Her teammate Phan Thi Thanh Binh could not beat HCM City 2's Si Boi Ngoc in the second match, losing 6-1, 6-2.

In the third match, Thi and Binh struggled to overcome the opposing duo but eventually prevailed 7-6(3), 6-4.

In other semi-final, HCM City 1's Huynh Phi Khanh and Huynh Phuong Dai Trang won their two singles matches over Dong Trinh and Thanh Thuy.

Khanh cruised past Trinh from Kien Giang 6-1, 6-1, while Trang overpowered Thuy 6-1, 6-2.

In the men's team quarter-finals, Nguyen Hoang Thien and Trung Hieu helped HCM City 1 beat Binh Duong 2 in two single matches yesterday.

Thien beat Hoang Hai of Binh Duong 2 6-3, 6-2 while teammate Hieu struggled to a 2-1 win (6-7(3), 6-3, 6-1) over Thanh Dongin the second match. The Military 1 team beat HCM City 2 2-0. — VNS


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