|Lý Hoàng Nam advances to the F5 Men’s Futures semi-final. — Photo nld.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Lý Hoàng Nam has gone through to the semi-finals of the Việt Nam F5 Men’s Futures tennis tournament after beating Fujii Shinta 7-5, 6-2 yesterday in Bình Dương Province.
It was the second time Nam defeated his Japanese rival, following his 6-3, 6-4 victory last week at the F4 event at the same venue.
In the last-four round, Nam will play No. 4 seed Gao Xin of China, who defeated countryman Bowen Ouyang 6-3, 6-2 yesterday.
The other semis will see Shiga Masato compete against Ito Yuichi in an all-Japanese game.
Nam and teammate Nguyễn Hoàng Thiên later displayed an outstanding performance in the doubles event, beating Japanese Yuichi Ito and Chinese Ouyang Bowen6-1, 7-6 (2) in the semi-finals.
They will play the final against No 2 seed 2 Gao Xin and Shintaro Imai. — VNS