Sophia Huỳnh Trần Ngọc Nhi grabs the only singles match win for Việt Nam at the Junior Davis Cup/Junior Fed Cup Asia Oceania Pre-Qualifying Tournament. - Photo vtc.vn
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam advanced to the semi-final round of the Junior Davis Cup/Junior Fed Cup Asia Oceania Pre-Qualifying Tournament as the second-placed teams of their groups on Wednesday in Indonesia.
In the Junior Davis Cup, Việt Nam lost 1-2 to the Philippines, their first defeat at the event.
Nguyễn Quang Vinh let his rival Joewyn Rey Pascua come from behind to win 6-4, 3-6, 4-6. Phạm Hoàng Hiếu suffered 4-6, 4-6 to Joewyn Rey Pascua.
Later, Vinh and Trương Vinh Hiển secured their only win of 6-3, 6-3 over Pascua and Rupert Ohrelle Tortal.
As second-placed in Group C, Việt Nam will face Singapore in the last-four round.
In the Junior Fed Cup, Việt Nam were defeated 1-2 by powerhouse Singapore in Group B.
Sophia Huỳnh Trần Ngọc Nhi pushed her team ahead by beating Claire Kye Sun Chan 7-5, 6-3. But her teammate Nguyễn Minh Thuý Hằng could not make it. She lost 2-6, 2-6 to Lerr Min Lim. In the doubles match, Sophia and Hồ Thị Trúc Tâm were down 3-6, 5-7 to Lim and Michelle Si Ting Yeo.
They will next play the Philippines in the semi-finals. — VNS