Ly Hoang Nam rises 255 places in world tennis rankings

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Vietnam's top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has shot up 255 places in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals world rankings. Ly Hoang Nam's run to the semi-final of the Egypt F27 Men's Futures tennis tournament pushed him to number 1,055 in the world. This is the highest ranking of his career to date and moves him close to the Vietnamese record high ranking of 1,002nd set by Do Minh Quan in 2006. Nam will next compete in the 2015 US Open's junior circuit which is scheduled to begin on September 6. He is seeded No 12 in the boy's singles and partners Akira Santillan of Japan in the boy's doubles event. VNA … [Read more...]

Nam rises 255 places in world tennis rankings

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam's top tennis player has shot up 255 places in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals world rankings. Ly Hoang Nam's run to the semi-final of the Egypt F27 Men's Futures tennis tournament pushed him to number 1,055 in the world. This is the highest ranking of his career to date and moves him close to the Vietnamese record high ranking of 1,002nd set by Do Minh Quan in 2006. Nam will next compete in the 2015 US Open's junior circuit which is scheduled to begin on September 6. He is seeded No 12 in the boy's singles and partners Akira Santillan of Japan in the boy's doubles event. — VNS … [Read more...]

Vietnamese tennis players move up ATP rankings

Ly Hoang Nam, 18, is the 1st Vietnamese to win a Grand Slam title in boy's double event last month in London. Photo: Doc Lap Ly Hoang Nam, the first Vietnamese to win a Grand Slam title in July, has improved his position by 255 places and is now number 1,055 in the world. Earlier, the highest ATP ranking of the 18-year-old tennis player was 1,242 on July 13, when he and Indian Sumit Nagal won the Wimbledon boys' doubles in London. Nam went on to reach the semifinals at the Egypt F27 Men’s Futures in Egypt last month. The new ranking is a milestone for Nam’s pursuit for professional tennis career, coach Christian Brydniak said. Nam said he aims to improve his position further to be qualified for tougher events like the Challenger Tour. Nam and Brydniak left Vietnam on August 31 to prepare for US Open, his last Grand Slam boys' category. He said he aimed to advance to quarterfinals in boys' single. … [Read more...]

Ly Hoang Nam sees sharp rise in ATP rankings

NDO - Vietnam’s tennis prodigy Ly Hoang Nam moved up 255 places to 1,055th position in the latest ATP rankings released on August 31 - the biggest jump Nam has made so far this year. >> Ly Hoang Nam jumps 190 places in ATP rankings>> Ly Hoang Nam moves up in ATP rankings>> Tennis: Nam reaches semis at Egypt F27 Futures Nam’s incredible leap was attributed to his advancing to the semifinals of the Egypt F27 Men’s Futures, which earned him six additional points, raising his ATP accumulation to ten points. During the competition, Nam took everyone by surprise with his convincing victories against much higher rated players including Eremin Edoardo (Italy, 470th in the world), Baris Erguden (Turkey, 650th), and Cameron Silverman (USA, 1,082nd). This is Nam’s third consecutive jump on the ATP rankings since the beginning of 2015, following his 190-notch promotion to 1,256th on May 11 and 34-place jump to 1,242nd on July 13. On the ITF Junior … [Read more...]

Hoang Nam leaps up ATP rankings

(VOV) -Young tennis ace Ly Hoang Nam has leapt 255 places to secure the 1,055th slot in the latest ATP rankings on the back of his exceptional showing at the Egypt F27 Men’s Futures. This is the best ranking of his career to date and moves him ever so close to the record high ranking of 1002nd set by Do Minh Quan back in 2006. At present, Nam is preparing for the 2015 US Open’s junior circuit when he is seeded No 12 in the boy’s single and will pair off with Akira Santillan of Japan in the doubles event. … [Read more...]

Nam knocked out in Egypt F28 Futures

Top Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam was knocked out in the first round of Egypt F28 Futures tennis tournament on August 26. — Photo vcmedia.vn HA NOI (VNS) — Top Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam was knocked out in the first round of Egypt F28 Futures tennis tournament on August 26. Nam lost to number eight seed Ugo Nastasi of Luxembourg 5-7, 3-6. Nam, who won the Wimbledon boys' doubles 2015 title, left for the United States to prepare for the US Open 2015's junior event. Earlier this year, Nam had reached the Men's Futures' quarter-finals in both the Thailand and Indonesia tournaments. After the US Open, Nam will return to Viet Nam to compete in the National Tennis Championships, scheduled to be held in HCM City from September 15 to 24. — VNS … [Read more...]

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 27

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Here are the most important news stories about Vietnam you do not want to miss today, August 27. Politics -- Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh reiterated the importance of promoting friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Israel as he received Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely in Hanoi on Wednesday. -- The Vietnamese embassies in many countries around the world are organizing activities to mark the 70th founding anniversary of the diplomatic sector (August 28, 1945). -- Indian Coast Guard’s patrol vessel Sarang, with 140 crew members on board and which is led by Senior Colonel Naresh Kumar Kaul, arrived at Ho Chi Minh City’s Nha Rong port on Wednesday, beginning its five-day official visit to the southern Vietnamese metropolis. Society -- An hour-long heavy downpour hit Hanoi on Wednesday night, flooding many streets in the Vietnamese capital city. -- The My Loi Bridge, which connects Long An and Tien … [Read more...]

Nam to team up with Sumit Nagal

HCM CITY (VNS) — Top Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam will pair with India's Sumit Nagal in the professional HCM City Challenger that will be held from October 12 to 18. The tournament is part of the challenge system of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Eighteen-year-old Nam and Nagal had jointly won the Wimbledon boy's doubles title. The Viet Nam Tennis Federation's general secretary Nguyen Quoc Ky said Nam has been awarded two wild cards to compete in the main round of the boys' singles and doubles categories in the event, which will have a total prize of US$50,000. Nam who sits 1,310th in the world is expected to jump higher in the world ranking next week as he had reached the semi-final round of the Egypt F27 Futures tennis tournament. — VNS … [Read more...]

Nam knocked out in semi-final of Egypt F27 Futures

HCM CITY (VNS) — Vietnamese top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam was ousted from the semi-final match of the Egypt F27 Futures Tennis Tournament yesterday. Nam, seeded 6th, was defeated by second seed Daniel Cox from the UK 3-6, 4-6. Cox, who reached the world's top 250 for the first time in 2014, has taken more than 10 Men's Futures' titles. He entered the Australian Open qualifiers for the first time in his career last year. Nam, who won the title of the 2015 Wimbledon boys' doubles event, will continue playing in the F28 Futures which will start today. Earlier this year, Nam had reached the Men's Futures' quarter-finals at both Thailand and Indonesia tournament. — VNS … [Read more...]

Nam enters F27 Futures tournament’s quarter-final

Ly Hoang Nam has entered the quarter-final of the Egypt F27 Futures Tennis Tournament. HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam's number six seed Ly Hoang Nam has entered the quarter-final of the Egypt F27 Futures Tennis Tournament. Nam defeated Cameron Silverman of the United States 6-3 6-0 yesterday evening (Vietnamese time). Cameron currently ranks 1082nd in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, 235 places higher than Nam. Nam will next face Turkish player Baris Erguden, who is ranked 650th in the ATP rankings, in the quarter-final. Early this year, Nam had reached the Men's Futures' quarter-finals held in Thailand and Indonesia. — VNS … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s tennis star advances to Egypt F27 Futures quarterfinals

Top Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam qualified for the Egypt F27 Men’s Futures quarterfinals after overcoming Silverman Cameron of the United States 2-0 in their second-round meeting on August 20. Nam, rated 1,317th in the ATP rankings, entered the match comfortably with his confidence strongly boosted by a 2-0 win over Italian Edoardo Eremin, the tournament’s third seed with an ATP ranking of 470, in the first round the previous day. Despite the extremely sunny weather in Egypt, the Vietnamese star continued writing his fairy tale finishing off Cameron, sitting at 1,082nd position in the world, in two sets of 6-3 and 6-0. Nam’s quarterfinal opponent will be the winner of the clash between Erguden Baris of Turkey (650th in the world) and Sekulic Milos from Sweden (1,058th in the world). This is the third time in 2015 Ly Hoang Nam has made the quarterfinals of a Men’s Futures tournament, following previous tournaments in Thailand and Indonesia earlier … [Read more...]

Nam enters second round at Men’s Futures F27 in Egypt

Vietnamese tennis ace Ly Hoang Nam has entered the second round of the Men’s Futures F27, which is taking place in Egypt. The 18-year-old Vietnamese player was leading 7-5, 1-0 when third-seeded Edoardo Eremin of Italy retired from the match. In the second round, Nam will face unseeded Cameron Silverman of the United States, who at 1,082nd is 235 places above Nam in the latest ATP ranking. Silverman beat Luis Fernando Ramirez of Venezuela in the first round. The tournament is part of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Men's Circuit, which is a series of professional tennis tournaments held around the world. The ITF Men's Circuit represents the lowest rung of the men's professional tennis ladder. Source VNA … [Read more...]

Tennis: Nam enters second round at Men’s Futures F27 in Egypt

Vietnamese tennis ace Ly Hoang Nam has entered the second round of the Men’s Futures F27, which is taking place in Egypt. Vietnamese tennis ace Ly Hoang Nam. The 18-year-old Vietnamese player was leading 7-5, 1-0 when third-seeded Edoardo Eremin of Italy retired from the match. In the second round, Nam will face unseeded Cameron Silverman of the United States, who at 1,082nd is 235 places above Nam in the latest ATP ranking. Silverman beat Luis Fernando Ramirez of Venezuela in the first round. The tournament is part of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Men's Circuit, which is a series of professional tennis tournaments held around the world. The ITF Men's Circuit represents the lowest rung of the men's professional tennis ladder. Source: VNA … [Read more...]

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 20

Here are the most important news stories about Vietnam you do not want to miss today, August 20. Politics -- Vietnam and Pakistan held the first political consultation in Hanoi on Wednesday, which focused on fostering the traditional friendship and multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries. -- Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council, met a delegation from the South African city of Johannesburg on Wednesday, when she suggested the two cities coordinate more closely and strengthen their affiliation. Society -- Nguyen Thi Phuong, a Vietnamese woman who looked like an 80-year-old in her twenties, died at 30 on Wednesday after failing to battle her stomach ulcer. -- Dai Nam JSC, the operator of the popular theme park of the same name in the southern province of Binh Duong, has been asked to repay VND99 billion (US$4.42 million) in tax arrears, a request company chairman Huynh Uy Dung said is unreasonable. -- A water tank inside … [Read more...]

Ly Hoang Nam makes second round of Egypt F27 Futures

NDO - Vietnam’s tennis star Ly Hoang Nam excelled beyond expectations, making it through to the second round of the ongoing Egypt F27 Men’s Futures following his fabulous win over Italian Edoardo Eremin in the first main round on August 19. Impressive preliminary-round victories against Hossam Youssef of Egypt and Anthony Turchi of France boosted Nam’s confidence in his Wednesday clash with Eremin, the tournament’s No. 3 seed, 847 places above Nam in the ATP rankings. The first set saw a tie between Nam and Eremin. With the score at 5-5, Nam scored two consecutive points to claim the set at 7-5. Eremin had to drop out with the second set at 1-0 in Nam’s favour due to an expected injury, gifting the Vietnamese player a ticket to play in the second round. Next up for Nam will be an encounter against the US player Silverman Cameron, who is standing at 1,082nd position in the world, 235 places higher than Nam’s. Earlier on August 12, Nam … [Read more...]

Nam enters F27 Futures tournament’s main round

Ly Hoang Nam will compete in the main round of the Egypt F27 Futures tennis tournament. — Photo tinthethao.com.vn

HA NOI (VNS) — Top Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam secured a ticket to compete in the main round of the US$10,000 Egypt F27 Futures tennis tournament on August 18 morning. Nam easily beat Turchi Anthony of France 6-1, 6-1 in the third match of the qualifying round. Seeded number six, Nam will face number three seed Eremin Edoardo of Italy in the main round. Nam, along with his Indian partner Sumit Nagal, won the Wimbledon boy's doubles title last month. — VNS … [Read more...]

Ly Hoang Nam wins first match in Egypt

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VietNamNet Bridge – Top Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam defeated Youssef Hossam of Egypt in the second match of the qualifying round of the US$10,000 Egypt 27 Futures on Sunday. Nam easily defeated his rival 6-3, 6-3. In the third match, Nam will meet Anthony Turchi of France. Seeded number six, Nam didn't have to compete in the first match of the qualifying round. Earlier, Nam was disqualified from the Egypt F26 Futures tournament after the first match of the main round. Nam, along with his Indian partner Sumit Nagal, won the Wimbledon boy's doubles title last month. VNS … [Read more...]

Nam wins first match in Egypt

HA NOI (VNS) — Top Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam defeated Youssef Hossam of Egypt in the second match of the qualifying round of the US$10,000 Egypt 27 Futures on Sunday. Nam easily defeated his rival 6-3, 6-3. In the third match, Nam will meet Anthony Turchi of France. Seeded number six, Nam didn't have to compete in the first match of the qualifying round. Earlier, Nam was disqualified from the Egypt F26 Futures tournament after the first match of the main round. Nam, along with his Indian partner Sumit Nagal, won the Wimbledon boy's doubles title last month. — VNS … [Read more...]

Nam crashes out of F26 Futures tournament

Ly Hoang Nam has crashed out of the Egypt F26 Futures tournament. — File Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — Ly Hoang Nam was disqualified from the Egypt F26 Futures tournament after the first match of the main round on August 13. Nam was defeated 1-6, 6-0, 2-6 by Tomas Papik of the Czech Republic, who is ranked 100 slots higher than him in the world rankings. The Vietnamese player will stay in the city of Sharm El Sheikh for another tournament, the Egypt 27 Futures, which will be held from August 17 to 23. The winner will walk away with a prize of US$10,000. — VNS … [Read more...]

Nam seeded 12th at US Open junior competition

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Vietnamese tennis ace Ly Hoang Nam is seeded 12th at the junior competition of the US Open. (Photo: VNA) Vietnamese tennis ace Ly Hoang Nam is seeded 12th at the junior competition of the US Open, the last of four Grand Slam tournaments in this calendar year. Despite winning the doubles event at the Wimbledon Championships in July—the year’s third Grand Slam tournament, the Vietnamese player said that he would focus on the singles event at the US Open. Nam, who is coached by Cristian Brydniak, will pair with Akira Santillan of Japan in the doubles event. The 18-year-old player will compete in three Men’s Futures tournaments in Egypt before heading to the United States.-VNA … [Read more...]