|Trịnh Linh Giang. – Photo baomoi.com|
HÀ NỘI — In a major upset, Trịnh Linh Giang defeated his teammate Lý Hoàng Nam in the second round of men’s singles at the Thailand F2 Futures tennis tournament in Thái Lan yesterday.
Giang, world No 1,630 beat Nam, world No 599, 6-3, 3-6 and 6-3.
Nam earned a wild card to compete in the main round, while Giang had to play from the qualifying round.
Giang’s next opponent is Harry Bourchier of Australia, world No 668.
Earlier, in the first round, Giang beat Canada’s Kelsey Stevenson 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, while Nam beat Kittiphong Wachiramanowong of Thailand 6-2, 6-1. — VNS