Vietnamese juniors win first Davis Cup victory

Update: February, 24/2014 - 16:39
Nguyen Dac Tien. — Photo tennis247

HA NOI  (VNS) — Viet Nam defeated Sri Lanka 2-1 on Sunday in the first match of the Junior Davis Cup 2014's qualifying round, which is taking place in Kuching, Malaysia.

The two singles matches ended in a draw after Tu Henry Minh Tri went down 1-2 to Sankha Atukorale (7-5, 4-6, 3-6) and Nguyen Dac Tien beat Dhanushka Abeywardena 2-0 (6-2, 6-1). Then Tien and Nguyen Nhut Hoang overcame Sankha Atukorale and Dhanushka Abeywardena 2-1 (6-4, 3-6, 6-2) in the doubles match.

Viet Nam will play against Bangladesh today and Lebanon tomorrow. The teams taking the first and second place in this contest will take part in the main round in April. – VNS