Ly Hoang Nam wins main round of Kofu Int’l Open

VOV.VN -Ly Hoang Nam has defeated Yu Cheng-yu of Chinese Taipei in a head to head match in the main round of the Kofu International Open Tennis men’s singles in Japan.

Nam lost the first set 4-6 but came back to win the second set 6-5. 

In the third set, Nam, ranked 884th, successful beat his opponent, who is ranked 117 spots higher than him, 2-1 after nearly 3 hours of competition.

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Earlier, Nam defeated, Japan’s Yuichi Ito, ranked World No 848, 6-2, 7-6 for a berth in the main round.

The winner of the tournament will receive prize money of US$10,000. The final is set for March 27.

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