Peruvian Ivan Miranda (right). Photo thanhnien.vn
HÀ NỘI — Peruvian Ivan Miranda will coach the Vietnamese national tennis team ahead of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held in the Philippines later this year.
Miranda was once ranked 104 in the ATP rankings.
According to the Việt Nam Tennis Federation, Miranda will train six male players including Lý Hoàng Nam, Trịnh Linh Giang, Nguyễn Văn Phương (Hải Đăng Tây Ninh), Lê Quốc Khánh, Phạm Minh Tuấn (Hưng Thịnh – HCM City) and Nguyễn Đắc Tiến (Hà Nội) in the training course in the southern province of Tây Ninh from September 15 to December 15.
Production company Hải Đăng Tây Ninh will pay his salary.
Việt Nam aim to win gold medal in the men’s singles category and top tennis player Nam is golden medal hope.
Duo Nam and Khánh are tipped to do well at the Games.
Meanwhile, coach Trương Quang Vũ will train the female team including Fodor Csilla, Phan Thị Thanh Bình (Đà Nẵng), Trần Thụy Thanh Trúc, Đào Minh Trang, Nguyễn Phan Yên Tích (Hưng Thịnh – HCM City), and Savannay Lý Nguyễn (the Military). — VNS