|Nguyễn Văn Phương. — Photo sohacdn.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s Nguyễn Văn Phương secured a place in the third round of the Copa Del Café Junior Tennis Tournament in Costa Rica yesterday.
16-year-old Phương crushed 18-year-old Sebastian Welch of Chile 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the men’s singles.
Phương is now junior world No 193, while Welch is junior world No 168.
In the next round, Phương will face Zynk Tyler of the US, who is junior world No 83 and No 6 seed.
Earlier, Phương of Bình Dương team beat Tomas Kopczynski of the US in the first round.
The Copa del Café, also known as the Coffee Bowl, is an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Grade 1 tennis tournament played every January in Costa Rica. — VNS