Nam jumps 281 spots in world tennis rankings

HA NOI (VNS) - Rising tennis star Ly Hoang Nam has moved up 281 spots to number 1,569 in the men's senior world rankings, the Association of Tennis Professionals announced on Monday. Seventeen-year-old Nam made it to the second round at the recent Thailand F9 Futures, which is part of the Men's Futures tournaments of the International Tennis Federation. Nam's highest ranking so far had been the 1,718th place. The new ranking is a huge achievement for Nam, who is seeded No 66 in world junior … [Read more...]

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Hoang Nam advances in world tennis rankings

(VOV) - Vietnamese young tennis star Ly Hoang Nam leapt 300 places to 1,569th in the latest rankings of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) on July 21. His progress is attributable to his earning ticket to the second round of the Thailand F9 Futures in Bangkok two weeks ago. This is the highest position Nam has ever placed in the world rankings. His previous highest ranking was 1,718th place. With the higher ATP ranking, Nam will have more advantages in registering for professional … [Read more...]

Vietnam gets 2 wins at U-18 ITF tourney

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Only two of 13 Vietnamese registered victories in the first round of the Vietnam International Tennis Federation's U-18 tournament, in Can Tho City's Sports Complex on July 7. Int'l tennis tourneys to kick off in Can Tho and HCMC Tennis players to attend Vitar tourney in Russia Vietnamese tennis sensation wins upset at Madrid Open Nguyen Mau Vinh Quang beat Rong Reach Cheng of Cambodia 6-1, 6-0 in the opening match of the men's singles category. His teammate Huynh Minh Hung defeated Ahmad … [Read more...]

VN gets 2 wins at U-18 ITF tourney

HANOI (VNS) - Only two of 13 Vietnamese registered victories in the first round of the Viet Nam International Tennis Federation's U-18 tournament, in Can Tho City's Sports Complex, yesterday. Nguyen Mau Vinh Quang beat Rong Reach Cheng of Cambodia 6-1, 6-0 in the opening match of the men's singles category. His teammate Huynh Minh Hung defeated Ahmad Maulana Bezuri from Indonesia 6-1, 6-1. In the next round, Quang will play Indonesian Achad Imam Maruf while Hung is to meet Toru Horie of … [Read more...]

Nam prepares for Thailand test

National No 1 Ly Hoang Nam will compete at the Thailand F9 Futures of the International Tennis Federation Men's Future event on July 7-13. Nam will have to start from the qualifying round. The draw will be released soon. It is the third competition for Nam in Thailand. Earlier, he entered Round of 16 in the F7 Futures before losing in the first main round of the F8 Futures early this week._VNS … [Read more...]

Nam rises in world junior rankings after strong showing in Belgium

HA NOI (VNS) — Rising tennis star Ly Hoang Nam has moved up two spots in the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) latest junior rankings to 65th. Nam's impressive performance in the recent Astrid Bowl Charleroi, Belgian International Junior Championships has been instrumental to the rise. He made it to the third round of the event. At the ongoing 2014 Roland Garros Junior Championships's qualifying round in Paris, Nam, seeded 6th lost to Bastian Malla from Chile in straight sets. — VNS … [Read more...]

Local player unsuccessful at Roland Garros junior champs

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(VOV) -Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam missed a chance to advance at the ongoing 2014 Roland Garros Junior Championships in Paris after a harrowing 0-2 loss to his Chilean opponent. Hoang Nam advances to 50 in ITF world junior rankings Ly Hoang Nam beats Chinese No1 player Hoang Nam becomes runner-up of Coffee Bowl tennis tourney Nam (world's No. 67) was seeded No. 6 in the qualifying round where he faced off with world's No. 792 Bastian Malla from Chile. Despite his low world … [Read more...]

Taekwondo artists grab two Asian combat silver medals

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Taekwondo artists grab two Asian combat silver medals Vietnam's taekwondo artists fought to win two silver and one bronze medal in the combat competition of the 21st Asian Taekwondo Championships and the 3rd Asian Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, which concluded in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on May 28. … [Read more...]

Nam crashes out of Belgian championships

HA NOI (VNS) — With the departure of Ly Hoang Nam, there is no Vietnamese player left in the ongoing 50th Astrid Bowl Charleroi, Belgian International Junior Championships. Nam lost 6-1, 3-6, 2-6 to South Korean Lee Duck-hee in the third round of the boys' singles event yesterday (May 28). He now moves to France to take part in the qualifying round of the French Open which starts on June 1. — VNS … [Read more...]

Nam meets Marcondes in Belgian Junior Championships

Vietnamese player Ly Hoang Nam will meet Brazil's Ribeiro Marcondes in the first round of the 50th Astrid Bowl Charleroi, Belgian International Junior Championships. — VNA/VNS Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese player Ly Hoang Nam will face Ribeiro Marcondes of Brazil on May 27 in the first round of the 50th Astrid Bowl Charleroi, Belgian International Junior Championships. … [Read more...]