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Phương thrives in singles and doubles at ITF tourney

Update: July, 27/2017 - 03:00
Nguyễn Văn Phương advances to next round in both singles and doubles events of the Becamex Cup. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Văn Phương is the only host singles player still standing the ITF Junior Becamex Cup tennis tournament in Bình Dương Province.

Phương qualified for the boys’ singles quarter-finals yesterday after beating Yao Tsz Yan Adrian 6-4, 6-2.

The No 4 seed, who triumphed the ITF Junior Circuit – HCM City last Saturday,  will next play No 2 Lu Pengyu of China.

Two Vietnamese pairs secured their berths in the boys’ doubles category.

Phương and Huỳnh Thịnh, who claimed a silver from the HCM City event,  will play a mixed pair Chen Wei-cheng of Chinese Taipei and Zeng Zicheng of China in the octofinals round.

Wildcard holders Lê Trung Tính and Lê Khanh Duy Tú will face Hong Kong’s Yao and Pak Hong Issac in this round.

A mixed pair of Vietnamese Võ Hoàng Hùng and Fu Hong-lin of Chinese Taipei will meet No 1 seeds Lo Yi-jui of Chinese Taipei and  Lu Pengyu of China.

No Vietnamese girl advanced to the second round of the singles event. In doubles, only Trần Thùy Thanh Trúc, who paired with Tiffany Linh Nguyen of the US, qualified for the quarter-finals. They will play No 4 duo Nanami Saito and Riho Yuasa of Japan. — VNS

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