|Lý Hoàng Nam has made it to the quarter-finals of the Việt Nam F2 Futures in Bình Dương Province. — Photo baomoi.com|
HÀ NỘI — Lý Hoàng Nam, the sole Vietnamese player left at the Việt Nam F2 Men’s Futures tennis tournament’s singles event in Bình Dương Province, has secured a berth in the quarter-finals.
Nam, who is seeded No 6 here, yesterday defeated Mikalai Haliak of Belarus 6-3, 6-4 at the Community Sports Centre in Thủ Dầu Một City.
It was an easy match for Nam, who ranked No 552 in the world. He needed only 70 minutes to beat Haliak, who is No 1,052.
Nam will next play tournament No 2 Sanjar Fayziev from Uzbekistan, who won 6-1, 6-3 over Grigoriy Lomakin of Kazakhstan yesterday. Fayziev ranks No 350 in the world and he reached his highest ranking of No 253 in July. — VNS