Hoàng Thành Trung of Hải Đăng Tây Ninh is the top seed at the Vietravel Cup Masters 500 next month. Photo courtesy of VTF
HÀ NỘI Lạng Sơn Province will for the first time host the Việt Nam Tennis Federation Masters 500 event on June 3-9.
The tournament, called the Vietravel Cup, will have the participation of nearly 80 athletes from nine teams including Hà Nội, HCM City, Đà Nẵng and Bình Dương.
Hoàng Thành Trung of Hải Đăng Tây Ninh Club is the top seed in the men’s singles category.
Nguyễn Đắc Tiến (Hà Nội) is the number two seed and Từ Lê Khánh Duy (Becamex Bình Dương) is third.
Top seeds in women’s singles are Trần Thụy Thanh Trúc (Hưng Thịnh-HCM City), Phan Thị Thanh Bình (Đà Nẵng) and Chanelle Van Nguyễn (Hưng Thịnh-HCM City).
There will also be men’s and women’s doubles events.
Apart from gaining points for their ranking, athletes will also enjoy a total bonus of VNĐ500 million (US$21,500). The men’s winner will take VNĐ70 million ($3,000) and the women champion will get VNĐ60 million ($2,600). VNS