|Lý Hoàng Nam of Việt Nam enter quarter-finals of the Thailand F8 Futures. — Photo vietnamnet.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Lý Hoàng Nam advanced to the quarter-finals of the Thailand F8 Men’s Futures tennis tournament yesterday in Nonthaburi Province.
Việt Nam’s top tennis ace defeated Japanese Masato Shiga 6-3, 7-5 in the singles second round.
He will next face second seed Australian Max Purcell. Purcell advanced to the last-eight round after his opponent Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul of the hosts withdrew when down 7-6 (3) to Purcell.
In the doubles, Nam and Japanese Ito Yuichi came from behind to beat No 3 seeds Chung Yunseong and Purcell 6-7 (6), 6-4, 10-8 in the quarter-finals.
They will meet top seeds Vijay Sundar Prashanth and Karunuday Singh of India in the last four. The Indians yesterday won 6-1, 6-3 over wildcards Congsup Congcar and Kittiphong Wachiramanovong of Thailand 4-6, 6-3, 10-8. — VNS