Nguyen Van Phuong claims one of two winning match for Vietnam against Kuwait at the Junior Davis Cup in New Dehli, India, on Feb. 23 (File photo)

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam won a berth in the semi-finals of the Junior Davis Cup, Asia Oceania Pre-Qualifying Tournament in New Dehli, India on February 23.

The Vietnamese players beat their Kuwaiti rivals 2-0 with Nguyen Van Phuong winning 6-1, 6-2 over Essa Qabazard, and Vo Hoang Hung defeating Bader Antar 6-3, 6-3.

In the last-four round, Vietnam will meet Singapore who trounced Bhutan 3-0 on February 23.

The other match will be between the Philippines and Lebanon.

In the Junior Fed Cup, Vietnamese girls were defeated 1-2 by No 2 seed Sri Lanka in the semi-finals.

Tran Thuy Thanh Truc pushed the team ahead with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 win over Savini Jayasuriya. However her teammate Nguyen Ngoc Minh Phuong lost 3-6, 0-6 to Anika Seneviratne. Truc and Nguyen Thi Mai Huong then lost their doubles match 1-6, 4-6 to Seneviratne and Sathi Siyara Silva Mirissage.

Vietnam is set to play Singapore in the third-place play-off while Sri Lanka vie for the title against Pacific Oceania on February 24.-VNA