Vietnamese tennis player Lý Hoàng Nam. —Photo thethao247.vn
HÀ NỘI — Top Vietnamese tennis player Lý Hoàng Nam left for Kazakhstan on Friday to compete in the ATP Challenger-President’s Cup.
As the world number 471, Nam earned a spot in the main round of the men’s singles event which is scheduled to take place from July 15 to 17.
During the tournament, the Tây Ninh–born player is set to compete against a number of strong rivals tanked between 200 and 300 in the world.
Nam will be accompanied by his Spanish coach Nahum Garcia and Turkish fitness expert Faruk Celikel.
The President’s Cup has a total prize purse of US$135,000.
Earlier, Nam helped the national tennis team gain promotion to the Davis Cup’s Group II Asia-Oceania Zone. — VNS