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Second-placed Việt Nam through to semi-finals at Junior Davis Cup/Junior Fed Cup

Update: February, 27/2020 - 16:00


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  

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

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