Vũ Hà Minh Đức poses with his second-place trophy of the ITF J5 Phnom Penh. — Photo sggp.org.vn
HÀ NỘI — Vũ Hà Minh Đức of Việt Nam lost in the final of the International Tennis Federation World Tour Junior, J5 Phnom Penh, on Saturday.
No 2 seed Đức lost 3-6, 6-3, 3-6 to Eita Ishikawa of Japan in the U18 event.
He received 26 points and will advance to the world junior top 500 today.
In other news, Lý Hoàng Nam was eliminated from the M15 Sharm El Sheikh after being defeated 4-6, 5-7 in the semi-finals by No 3 seed David Poljak of the Czech Republic on Saturday.
Nam wasted eight out of nine break points.
Nam grabbed four points to improve his current world ranking of No 710.
The national No 1 will fly to Morocco to unite with teammates to take part in the Davis Cup World Group II play-offs which will be held from March 6-7. — VNS