National Tennis Championships begin

(VOV) - Around 50 tennis players from across the country are competing at the 2012 National Tennis Championships - named the Viettravel Cup – opened in Hanoi on October 7.

Many strong players have entered this year’s tournament, including Do Minh Quan, Nguyen Hoang Thien, Huynh Phuong Dai Trang, Tran Lam Anh, Huynh Dan Mach, and Ly Hoang Nam. 

The national championships feature five events: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles, and mixed doubles. 

Truong Quang Vu, the Hanoi team coach, predicted Minh Quan, Huu Vinh, Hoang Nam, and Thanh Chung are likely contenders for the men’s championships. Dai Trang is his favourite to claim the women’s singles crown. The event will run until October 13.