|Vietnam’s highest ranked tennis player Ly Hoang Nam (Photo: Kha Hoa/Thanh Nien)
Nam, ATP No.409, recorded a 2-0 victory over Ayap Sagadat of Kazakhstan on June 13 and will take on Indian rival Rawat Sidharth, ATP No.492, in the tournament’s next round.
If the Vietnamese tennis player is able to beat Rawat Sidharth, he will then compete against Mochizuki of Japan, ATP No.621. In the tournament’s second match, Nam was forced to withdraw against Mochizuki after suffering from health problems.
The total cash prize for the tournament stands at US$25,000.
In addition to making the quarterfinals, the nation’s highest ranked tennis player enjoyed further happiness receiving the news that he will go straight into the main rounds of the ATP Fergana Challenger, which will be held from June 16-23 in Uzbekistan.
The total prize money for the tournament will be US$54,000.