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Shiga wins Việt Nam F7 Futures, F8 to begin

Update: October, 24/2016 - 10:00
Masato Shiga wins the singles title of the Việt Nam Men’s Futures F7 on October 23. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — No 3 seed Masato Shiga of Japan won the Việt Nam Men’s Futures F7 tennis tournament after beating No 8 seed Noh Sang-woo of South Korea 6-3, 6-1 in the singles finals held in Bình Dương Province yesterday.

The doubles title was bagged by Chinese pair Chang Yu and Wang Aoran, who defeated No 2 mixed pair of Francis Casey Alcantara of the Philippines and David Agung Susanto of Indonesia 5-7, 6-3 and 10-5.

Meanwhile, athletes will continue with the F8 event starting today at the same venue.

Vietnamese top player Lý Hoàng Nam is seeded No 4 here. Nam was eliminated from the quarter-finals of the F7 event last week.

Four other Vietnamese players will also participate in the main round of the tournament after they were issued wild cards.

Even King of US is the No 1 title favourite, Laurent Rochette of France is No 2 and South Korean Kim Young-Seok is No 3.

The finals are scheduled to take place on October 30, with US$10,000 up for grabs. — VNS



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