|Nguyễn Văn Phương advances to both singles and doubles events at the ITF Junior Circuit – HCM City. — Photo baomoi.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Văn Phuơng and Huỳnh Thịnh made the final of the ITF Junior Circuit – HCM City’s boys’ doubles tennis tournament yesterday.
The No 3 pair defeated Lu Pengyu and Wen Guangsen of China 1-6, 6-3, 10-7 in the quarter-finals and then the No 1 seed Manuel Balce of the Philippines and Chuang Hsiang-yu of Chinese Taipei 6-4, 6-4 in the semi-finals.
They will play the winner of the match between Wen Guanglin/Yang Kai Shiang and Yuan Zihao/Zeng Zicheng.
The match was delayed when it was 6-1, 0-1 for Yuan and Zeng because of heavy rain.
Earlier, Phương in pair with Wen Ciao Ying were defeated 0-6, 0-6 by No 4 seed Li Zongyu and Wang Jingyi in the mixed doubles event.
In the singles, Phương, No 3, won 6-1, 6-0 over No 7 Balce in the quarter-finals.
He will next play No 5 Lee Won-seok of South Korea. — VNS