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Phương falls in third round of Copa Del Café

Update: January, 19/2018 - 07:00
Nguyễn Văn Phương. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese tennis player Nguyễn Văn Phương was ousted from the third round of the Copa Del Café Junior Tennis Tournament in Costa Rica yesterday.

Phương, junior world No 193, lost to Zynk Tyler of the US, who is junior world No 83 and No 6 seed, 3-6, 6-1, 2-6 in the men’s singles category.

Earlier, 16-year-old Phương from Bình Dương beat Sebastian Welch of Chile 6-3, 6-3 in the second round and triumphed over Tomas Kopczynski of the US in the first round.

In the men’s doubles, Phương and Roi Ginat of Israel lost to the duo Arthur Cazaux and Allan Deschamps of France 5-7, 1-6 in the first round.

By entering the third round of the event, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Grade 1 tennis tournament, Vinh will earn 30 points more.

After the tournament, Phương will compete in three other events in Colombia, Ecuador and Paraguay. — VNS

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