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VN to take part in junior Davis, Fed Cup

Update: February, 11/2017 - 08:30
Nguyễn Văn Phương. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam will take part in the Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup to be held in India on February 18-25.

The Vietnamese team includes six players: Nguyễn Văn Phương, Võ Hoàng Hùng and Phạm Đức Phú (male) and Trần Thụy Thanh Trúc, Nguyễn Ngọc Minh Phương and Nguyễn Thị Mai Hương (female).

According to Nguyễn Thị Kiều Mỹ, general secretary of HCM City Tennis Federation and head of the Vietnamese team, there are 12 male teams taking part in the Davis Cup and 10 female teams in the Fed Cup. They will compete in four singles matches and one doubles match.

Mỹ said in Asia, India, Thailand, China, the Philippines are strong teams but Việt Nam may cause an upset at the event as young Vietnamese players such as Phương, Hùng and Trúc are developing well. — VNS

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