|Lý Hoàng Nam. — Photo vnecdn.net|
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s top tennis player Lý Hoàng Nam will start his quest for the men’s singles title at the Việt Nam F5 Futures – Hải Đăng Cup 2018 in the southern province of Tây Ninh today.
Nam is No 3 seed and will face Lukas Ollert of Germany in the first match.
Trịnh Linh Giang and Nguyễn Đắc Tiến have received wild cards to compete in the men’s singles.
On Sunday, Nam paired with Lê Quốc Khánh to win the men’s doubles title at the Việt Nam F4 Futures. Tây Ninh-born Nam lost in the men’s singles to No 1 seed Roman Safiullin of Russia in the final.
With these results, Nam has risen 58 places to 423rd in the ATP world rankings, the highest in his career. — VNS