|Vietnamese young talent Nguyễn Văn Phương. — Photo plo.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Văn Phương has reached the quarter-finals of the men’s doubles at the World Super Junior Tennis Championships in Japan with his partner Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune of Denmark.
The duo will next face Takahata Kotomi and Shota Tange of Japan.
Phương and his teammate beat Gaku Moriya and Tsubasa Nakazato of Japan 6-1, 6-0 in the first round and overcame Giacomo Dambrosi and Emiliano Maggioli of Italy 6-3, 7-6(3) in the second round.
In the men’s singles, Phương, world junior No 74 and No 7 seed, beat Hiroki Sakagawa, world junior No 345, 6-1, 7-6 in the first round, but lost to Chen Dong of Australia, world No 148, 6-2, 6-2 in the next match.
Following this event, Phương will stay in Japan to compete in the Dunlop Srixon Japan Open Junior Championships to be held from October 23-28. — VNS