|Le Quoc Khanh. — Photo thethaovanhoa
HCM CITY (VNS) — Veteran Le Quoc Khanh of HCM City easily beat Mai Thanh Dong of Binh Duong in the first rond of the National Men's Tennis Championships' over-18 category yesterday in Dak Nong Province.
He will set up a match with team-mate Pham Huu Vinh next round as Vinh defeated Nguyen Hoang Hai from Binh Duong 6-2, 6-1.
Le Cong Tien of Military won 7-5, 6-4 over Tran Minh Dang of HCM City.
His next rival is team-mate Tran Hoang Anh Khoa who beat Dang Ngoc Vinh 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in an all-Military match yesterday.
In the U16 category, Nguyen Van Phuong of Binh Duong lost 2-6, 1-6 to Nguyen Hoang Viet from Vinh Phuc.
The national tournament kicked off yesterday with athletes competing in different age pools ranging from U12 to over-18 in both singles and doubles. It will close on April 23. — VNS