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Ly Hoang Nam loses in doubles, to focus on singles

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Ly Hoang Nam and his partner lose at the first round of the Singapore F2 Men’s Futures on May 30 (File photo)

Hanoi (VNA) - The No 3 seed pair of Ly Hoang Nam of Vietnam and Yu Cheng-yu of Chinese Taipei was ousted from the Singapore F2 Men’s Futures tennis tournament on May 30.

They were defeated 6-2, 4-6, 8-10 by wildcard receiver Sherwin Foo and Roy Hobbs of Singapore in an 85-minute match in the first-round match of the doubles category.

Nam will now focus on the singles. As No 7 seed, he will play Sho Katayama of Japan in the first match.

In other matches on May 30, Yu beat Dalwinder Singh of India 6-3, 6-1; Hobbs was beaten 1-6, 2-6 by No 5 seed Vijay Sundar Prashanh of India.

Title favourite Ramkumar Ramanathan from India won 6-1, 6-0 over Shaheed Alam of Singapore.

The F2 tournament which ends on June 4 at the Kallang Tennis Centre is offering 15,000 USD to leading players.-VNA
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