Lã Xuân Hậu and Nguyễn Đắc Tiến of Hà Nội play in the quarter-finals of the Viettravel Cup. — Photo courtesy of VTF
HÀ NỘI — No 2 seeds Lã Xuân Hậu and Nguyễn Đắc Tiến of Hà Nội needed only nearly an hour to win a berth in the semi-finals of the Viettravel Cup Masters 500 on Thursday.
They beat Nguyễn Quang Vinh and Trương Vinh Hiển of Hưng Thịnh-HCM City 6-1, 6-2. They will play Nguyễn Anh Thắng and Nguyễn Trường Thịnh of Hải Đăng Tây Ninh who defeated Huỳnh Minh Thịnh and Từ Ngọc Nhựt of Becamex Bình Dương 6-0, 6-1.
No 4 seeds Huỳnh Minh Hưng and Từ Lê Khánh Duy of Becamex Bình Dương won 6-2, 6-4 against Trần Văn Đạt and Vũ Thanh Tùng of the hosts Lạng Sơn. Their next rivals are No 1 seeds Lê Quốc Khánh and Phạm Minh Tuấn of Hưng Thịnh-HCM City.
On the women's side, Hưng Thịnh-HCM City have two pairs in the semi-finals.
Title favourites Chanelle Van Nguyen and Đào Minh Trang trounced Tòng Thị Nguyên and Trần Thị Trà My of Sơn La, while No 2 seeds Phan Như Quỳnh and Trần Thuỵ Thanh Trúc beat Nguyễn Thị Phương and Phạm Thị Biên Thuỳ of Hà Nội. — VNS