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Việt Nam enter Davis Cup junior semis

Update: February, 24/2017 - 08:00
Nguyễn Văn Phương claims one of two winning match for Việt Nam against Kuwaiti at the Junior Davis Cup, Asia Oceania Pre-Qualifying Tournament in New Dehli, India, on Thursday. — File Photo
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HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam won a berth in the semi-finals of the Junior Davis Cup, Asia Oceania Pre-Qualifying Tournament in New Dehli, India on Thursday.

The Vietnamese players beat their Kuwaiti rivals 2-0 with Nguyễn Văn Phương winning 6-1, 6-2 over Essa Qabazard, and Võ Hoàng Hùng defeating Bader Antar 6-3, 6-3.

In the last-four round, Việt Nam will meet Singapore who on Thursday trounced Bhutan 3-0.

The other match will be between the Philippines and Lebanon.

In the Junior Fed Cup, Vietnamese girls were defeated 1-2 by No 2 seed Sri Lanka in the semi-finals.

Trần Thụy Thanh Trúc pushed the team ahead with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 win over Savini Jayasuriya. However her teammate Nguyễn Ngọc Minh Phương lost 3-6, 0-6 to Anika Seneviratne. Trúc and Nguyễn Thị Mai Hương then lost their doubles match 1-6, 4-6 to Seneviratne and Sathi Siyara Silva Mirissage.

Việt Nam will play Singapore in the third-place play-off while Sri Lanka will vie for the title against Pacific Oceania today. — VNS

 

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