Asian Youth Games 2013 gold medalist Ly Hoang Nam will train under the guidance of Michael Baroch, a former coach of tennis player Maria Sharapova, in Ho Chi Minh City.

Baroch was expected to arrive in HCM City in August 26 evening to start his work at the invitation of Vietnam.

The Australian coach will offer consultation about the country's youth tennis development and directly coach Nam and other Vietnamese youngsters for three weeks.

Following the Davis Cup in September, Nam will compete in a series of youth tournaments in China, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, the US, Costa Rica and Venezuela to accumulate more experience before attending the Australia Open's Junior Championships next January.-VNA