Nguyen Hoang Thien (right) and Ly Hoang Nam earn a berth in the Thailand F5 Futures. (Photo baomoi.com)

Hanoi (VNA) - Nguyen Hoang Thien and Ly Hoang Nam advanced to the quarter-finals of the men’s doubles in the Thailand F5 Futures tennis tournament.

The No 3 ranked duo from Vietnam defeated Chiu Yu Hsiang (Chinese Taipei) and Darren Polkinghorne (Australia) 6-4, 6-4 in the first round match held at the National Tennis Development Centre in the central Thai province of Nonthaburi.

Their next rivals have not yet been identified.

In the singles event, tournament’s No 3 ranked Nam will play Arata Onozawa of Japan in the first match. Thien failed in the qualifying round.-VNA