|Lý Hoàng Nam (right) and Nguyễn Hoàng Thiên advance to the quarter-finals of the Vietnam Open. — Photo tienphong.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese duo Lý Hoàng Nam and Nguyễn Hoàng Thiên entered the quarter-final round of the Vietnam Open tennis tournament’s doubles category on October 12 in HCM City.
The host pair who received a wild card for the main round defeated Taro Daniel and Akira Santillan of Japan 6-4, 6-3 in a 59-minute match at the Lan Anh Tennis Court.
Their next rivals are No 1 pair Sanchai Ratiwatana and Sonchat Ratiwatana of Thailand, who beat American Stefan Kozlov and Mitchell Krueger 7-6 (2), 6-1.
Ratiwatana brother lost to the Vietnamese duo in the final of the F5 Men’s Futures event three weeks ago in Bình Dương Province. — VNS