ATP Challenger Tour opens in Da Nang

Update: 15:24 | 07/01/2019
The Vietnam Tennis Open Da Nang City 2019 kicked off in the central city of Da Nang following an opening ceremony held on January 6.
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The professional tennis tournament draws the participation of 48 Vietnamese and foreign players, including those in the Association of Tennis Professional (ATP)’s ranking. 

Notably, Spain’s Marcel Granollers, who is at the 96th place, along with Teymuraz Gabashvili from Russia, the 369th place, are competing at the tourney.

Meanwhile, Vietnamese No. 1 player Ly Hoang Nam and Trinh Linh Giang compete in the men’s singles, while Nam and his teammate Le Quoc Khanh play in the doubles.

Giang and Vietnamese American Daniel Nguyen register in the doubles event.

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Vietnamese No. 1 tennis player Ly Hoang Nam. (Photo: VSI)

The tournament offers total cash prizes of 55,000 USD and 80 points in the ATP rankings each for winners of single and double titles.

Chairman of the Vietnam Tennis Federation Nguyen Quoc Ky said the tournament creates a chance for Vietnamese players to learn from their top-ranked international rivals.

It is the first time Da Nang city has hosted a professional tennis tournament in the ATP system, he noted.

After the opening ceremony, Nam, currently No. 434 in ATP’s rankings, faced Germany’s Daniel Atlmaier (No. 370).

Final matches of the singles and doubles are set to take place on January 12.

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(Source: VNA)