|Lý Hoàng Nam wins his first match at the men’s singles in the Việt Nam Futures F4 in Bình Dương on September 13. — VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Lý Hoàng Nam advanced to the second round of the Việt Nam Men’s Futures F4 tennis tournament in Bình Dương Province yesterday.The Vietnamese champion defeated Fujii Shinta of Japan 6-3, 6-4 in the men’s singles event.
He will next play No 6 seed Yusuke Takahashi, also from Japan, who beat his fellow countryman Tokuda Renta 6-2, 6-4 in the first round match.
Two other Vietnamese were ousted, leaving Nam alone in the competition’s singles race.
Trịnh Linh Giang lost 4-6, 6-7 (7), 2-6 to South Korea’s Choi Seungri, while Nguyễn Văn Phương was defeated by No 5 seed Bowen Ouyang from China 3-6, 1-6.
In today’s action, Huỳnh Minh Huy and Lê Công Tiễn of Việt Nam will play Yusuke and Renta in the doubles match. — VNS