VOV.VN - Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has leapt to a new career high of 290th in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) men’s singles rankings, as announced on August 29.
The latest rankings reveal that Nam has risen an additional 38 places with a total of 169 points. This is the best ranking in his career and is also the highest ranking ever achieved by a Vietnamese tennis player.
Nam improved his position after finishing in second place at the Bangkok Open Challenger ATP 50 that recently took place in Thailand.
The Vietnamese tennis player even ranked above three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland, who stands at 295th place.
Nam will compete in the Challenger ATP 50 this week where he will face off against number three seed Yasutaka Uchiyama of Japan, who ranks 247th in the world, in the first round.