Vietnam’s top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam finishes second at the Vietnam F5 Futures-Hai Dang Cup 2018. (Photo: news.zing.vn)

Tay Ninh (VNA) – Vietnam’s top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam finished second at the Vietnam F5 Futures-Hai Dang Cup 2018 held in the southern province of Tay Ninh on November 4.

Nam, world’s No. 503, lost to Roman Safiullin of Russia, world’s No. 301, 7-5, 7-6 and 6-4 in the men’s single event. With the championship title, Roman Safiullin pocketed 3,600 USD.

Last week, Nam also missed the men’s singles title following a loss to the Russian at the Vietnam F4 Futures-Hai Dang Cup 2018.

The F4 and F5 Futures-Hai Dang Cup 2018 was jointly organised by Hai Dang Joint Stock Company and Tay Ninh province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism from October 20 to November 4.

The events drew the participation of nearly 100 male players from 16 countries and territories worldwide, including France, Germany, India, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan (China), the United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Vietnam. -VNA