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Phương reaches final of ITF tennis event

Update: July, 28/2018 - 05:00
Nguyễn Văn Phương. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Văn Phương reached the final of the ITF International U18 Tennis Tournament at Phú Thọ Tennis Club in HCM City yesterday.

Việt Nam’s No 1 youngster defeated Kasidit Samrei of Thailand 7-6 (8-6), 6-3 in their semi-final.

Phương is world junior No 202, while Samrei is No 166.

Phương will meet Ryoma Matsishita of Japan, world junior No 184, who beat Stefan Storch of Australia in the other semi-final, in the final today.

In the men’s doubles, Phương and his teammate Minh Thịnh lost to the No 1 seeds Christian Didier Chin of Malaysia and Rishab Shrada of India in straight seta.

In the women’s doubles, Chinese Taipei’s Hsuan Huang and Ke Syuan Jhang won the title after beating China’s Yujiao Che and Jingyi Wang 2-0. — VNS

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