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Nam enters first ever Group 1 final

Update: March, 07/2015 - 10:26
HA NOI (VNS)  — Ly Hoang Nam defeated world junior No 28 Marc Polmans to reach the final of the Chang Thailand ITF Junior G1 in Bangkok.

Nam, No 78, beat the Australian 6-3, 6-3 in a match that Nam went into as the underdog.

Polmans won the Australian Open boys' doubles in January after reaching the quarter-finals in the singles event.

But it was the Vietnamese youngsters day, and he has yet to drop a set in the tournament.

"I was really determined going into this match. I started better and I deserved to win," said Nam, who has reached his first ever final of an ITF Group 1 event.

His rival in the final will be world junior No 12 Akira Santillan of Japan who beat Chan Yeong-oh of South Korea 7-6 (6), 6-4. — VNS

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