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Ly Hoang Nam into boys doubles semi-final at Wimbledon

Update: July, 11/2015 - 10:11
Ly Hoang Nam of Viet Nam has made another career first by reaching the semi-finals of the boys' doubles at Wimbledon. — Photo thethao24/7
HA NOI  (VNS) — Ly Hoang Nam of Viet Nam has made another career first by reaching the semi-finals of the boys' doubles at Wimbledon.

Nam and his partner, India's Sumit Nagal, beat Japanese pair Yusuke Takahashi and Jumpei Yamasaki 6-2, 6-3 in the quarter-finals yesterday.

It's the first time Nam has made a semi-final at a Grand Slam. He is also the first Vietnamese athlete to do it.

In the next round, Nam/Nagal will play No 5 seed Miomir Kecmanovic (Serbia) and Casper Ruud (Norway) who won over William Blumberg/ Tim Paul from the US. — VNS


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