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Vietnam's number one badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh moved up two places to eighth position with 55,186 points in the latest men's world rankings, released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday, April 4.

Tien Minh reaches 8th position in BWF rankings Minh's recent Ciputra Hanoi 2014 championship title nudged him up the ladder, with an additional 1,340 points. At the tournament, he fended off second seeded Chun Seang Tan from Malaysia in the finals to keep the trophy in Vietnam. Minh was the only player in the world's top ten to progress this week. Little change was seen in the top seven, with Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei remaining atop with 100,523 points. Chinese Chen Long and Japanese … [Read more...]

Nam beaten at F1 Men’s Futures

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese player Ly Hoang Nam was yesterday ousted from the second round of the International Tennis Federation Malaysia F1 Men's Futures in Kuching. Nam, 17, who is 49th on the world junior rankings, lost 6-3, 6-7 (4), 2-6 to tournament No 6 seed Karunuday Singh of India who is the 448th according to the men's world rankings. The Malaysian Men's Futures will wrap up on Sunday and offers a US$15,000 prize pool for winners. — VNS … [Read more...]

Nam to play Singh in Mens Futures today

Ly Hoang Nam

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Unseeded Vietnamese player Ly Hoang Nam will play sixth seed Karunuday Singh of India in the second round of the International Tennis Federation Malaysia F1 Mens Futures in Kuching today. Nam, 17, is ranked No 49 in the world junior rankings, while Singh, 23, is No 448. Nam won6-4, 6-4 over Jeson Patrombon of the Philippines in the first round. Later, Singh beat Canadian Kelsey Stevenson7-6 (5), 7-6 (3). The Malaysian Mens Futures tournament, which ends on Sunday, will … [Read more...]

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Ninh Binh coach Nguyen Van Sy has set a target of three points from their AFC Cup Group G match against Kelantan of Malaysia today in Ha Noi. The Vietnamese side have bagged nine points after three consecutive wins and currently top the group.

Kelantan are in third with only one victory early last month. "We want three points from this game to give us an early ticket to the knock-out round so our key players have time to rest and avoid injuries," said Sy. In today's game, Ninh Binh will be without top striker Tambwe Patiyo who is suspended, but Sy does not think it's a problem. "There is nothing to worry about because I know Kelantan come to Viet Nam without their best players. We will play carefully and safely to complete our … [Read more...]

Nam enters F1 Men’s Futures second round

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese representative Ly Hoang Nam booked a berth in the second round of the Malaysia International Tennis Federation F1 Men's Futures yesterday in Kuching, Malaysia. Nam defeated Jeson Patrombon of the Philippines 6-4, 6-4 in the men's singles. His rival will be the winner of the match between Kelsey Stevenson of Canada and Karunuday Singh of India, who is the No 6 seed. Earlier, Nam and Patrombon lost 4-6, 4-6 against No 2 seeds Carlos Boluda Rkiss and Roberto … [Read more...]

Tennis player jumps to No.49 in world ranking

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Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has jumped 11 places from No.60 to No.49 in the latest rankings of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Nam's advance is attributed to his recent success at the 25th Mitsubishi-Lancer International Junior Championships in Manila in the Philippines. He entered the quarter-finals of the men's singles and the semi-finals of men's doubles events in the championship. This is the highest rank ever achieved by a Vietnamese tennis player. Nam aims … [Read more...]

Nam jumps to No 49 in world ranking

Ly Hoang Nam

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has jumped 11 places from No 60 to No 49 in the latest rankings of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Nam's advance is attributed to his recent success at the 25th Mitsubishi-Lancer International Junior Championships in Manila in the Philippines. Nam entered the quarter-finals of the men's singles and the semi-finals of men's doubles events in the championship. This is the highest rank ever achieved by a Vietnamese tennis … [Read more...]

Ly Hoang Nam – the first Vietnamese enters ITF Top 50 Juniors

Top junior tennis player of Vietnam - Ly Hoang Nam.  At the ITF tournament in the Philippines, Nam entered the men's singles quarter-finals and was awarded 60 points.

VietNamNet Bridge - Playing very well at the International Junior Championships in Manila (Philippines), Ly Hoang Nam has entered the 50 ITF Junior for the first time. He is also the first Vietnamese achieving this success. In the men's doubles, Nam and Bobrov (Russia) also won the right to compete in the semi-finals. In the game against the pair that then won the championship - Klintcharov (New Zealand) - Purcell (UK), Nam - Bobrov tied in the first two sets with the score of 3-6, 7-5 but … [Read more...]

Ly Hoang Nam advances to 50 in ITF world junior rankings

(VOV) - Vietnamese player Ly Hoang Nam moved up to 50th in the latest rankings of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) thanks to his recent success at the International Junior Championships. At the tourney in Manila, he added 60 points in the men's single event and 50 points at the men's double event to bring his cumulative point total to 406.25. This brought him to 50th in ITF rankings - the highest placement ever held by a Vietnamese tennis player. He is also cited in the top 10 in … [Read more...]

Hoang Nam advances to 50 in ITF world junior rankings

(VOV) - Vietnamese player Ly Hoang Nam moved up to 50th in the latest rankings of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) thanks to his recent success at the International Junior Championships. At the tourney in Manila, he added 60 points in the men's single event and 50 points at the men's double event to bring his cumulative point total to 406.25. This brought him to 50th in ITF rankings - the highest placement ever held by a Vietnamese tennis player. He is also cited in the top 10 in … [Read more...]