|Lý Hoàng Nam. — Photo zadn.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Lý Hoàng Nam booked a ticket to compete in the quarter-finals of the Sweden F5 Futures tennis tournament on Wednesday.
No 8 seed Nam beat Michal Konecny of Czech Republic 7-6, 6-2 in the men’s singles second round.
Nam is world No 503, while Konecny is world No 566. Earlier, Nam beat Carl Gustafsson of the hosts 6-3, 6-2 in the first round.
Nam, born in the southern province of Tây Ninh, will face No 1 seed Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland, world No 352, in the quarter-finals.
The Sweden F5 Futures contest, with total prizes of US$25,000, is part of Nam’s training trip in Spain. — VNS