Update: 16:21 | 29/10/2018
Vietnam’s top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam and his teammate Le Quoc Khanh won the men’s doubles title at the Vietnam F4 Futures – Hai Dang Cup 2018 in the southern province of Tay Ninh, on October 28.
Nam and Khanh defeated Francis Casey Alcantara of the Philippines and Markus Eriksoon of Sweden 6-4, 6-7, 12-10 in the final which lasted one hour and 40 minutes.
Ly Hoang Nam and his teammate Le Quoc Khanh won the men’s doubles title at the Vietnam F4 Futures tennis tournament on October 28.
However, Tay Ninh-born Nam lost his men’s singles title after losing to the No. 1 seed, Roman Safiullin of Russia, in the final.
Nam, world No. 481, was defeated by Safiullin, world No. 297, after one hour and 31 minutes with a score of 6-7, 4-6.
With the support of home fans, Nam created many difficulties for the visitor in the first set’s opening minutes, taking the lead to 5-2. However, the Russian rival rebounded strongly to beat Nam 6-7. In the following set, Nam lost his confidence and was defeated 4-6.
After the event, tennis players will enter the Vietnam F5 Futures, scheduled to take place from October 29 to November 4, with total prize money of US$25,000.