Ly Hoang Nam loses in doubles, to focus on singles hinh anh 1Ly 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