|Lý Hoàng Nam in the second round of the Việt Nam Men’s Futures F9 event. — Photo 24h.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Lý Hoàng Nam and partner Ti Chen won the first round match of the Việt Nam Men’s Futures F9 tennis tournament yesterday in Bình Dương Province.
The No 1 seed duo beat Gary Kushnirovich of the US and Vũ Artem of Việt Nam 6-4, 6-2 in a 73-minute match.
They will play Vietnamese wildcard pair Lê Công Tiễn and Trịnh Linh Giang who defeated Chinese Gong Xiao and Li Zhao-tai 6-3, 6-3 yesterday.
In the singles event, Vũ Artem also lost 2-6, 3-6 to Indian Sasi Kumar Mukund, No 1 seed.
No 2 Karol Drzewiecki of Poland overcame American Patrick Davidson 6-3, 7-5.
The tournament is the last of a series of nine Men’s Futures events held in Việt Nam.
A pocket of US$10,000 and bonus points are available for the winners. — VNS