The international tennis tournament, Heineken Stars 2012, kicked start in Ho Chi Minh City on Sept. 20 with the competition of world’s number one player, Azarenka.

More than 1,000 local fans flocked to watch Azarenka and three other world ranking players.

Azarenka overwhelmed Cibulkova 2-0 while Lopez, placed 31 st in the ATP ranking, beat Simon, ranking 17 th , 2-1 .

Prior to the matches, Vietnamese fans had a chance to meet and talk with the world’s tennis stars.-VNA