HA NOI (VNS) — Ly Hoang Nam of Viet Nam booked a place in the ongoing third round of the Metropolia Orange Bowl International Championship in Florida, the US.
Nam defeated host player Kalman L. Boyd 6-4, 7-6(0) in the second round of the boys' singles and will next meet Reilly Opelka, another American, who won 6-3, 6-4 over Yunseong Chung from Korea.
In the boys' doubles, Nam and Mate Valkusz also advanced to the second round. The No 8 seed beat Nicolas Moreno De Alboran and Gerardo Penchyna Cardenas 7-5, 7-5. Their next rivals are local duo Tommy Paul and Nathan Ponwith. The annual tournament for boys and girls in singles and doubles categories kicked off on Monday and will wrap up on Sunday. — VNS