Vietnam’s tennis player highlighted on US website hinh anh 1Ly Hoang Nam makes a story on (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) - Ly Hoang Nam has been described as the player who created tennis history for Vietnam on

The website published Nam's story on December 20 honouring Nam as the first Vietnamese to break into the top 1,000 rankings in the world.

Nam is currently ranked No 915, having jumped 126 places in the latest ATP rankings. Nam is a defending junior Grand Slam winner – having won the Wimbledon junior doubles trophy in July.

Nam reached the semi-finals of the ITF Futures event in Cambodia last month and in Egypt in August this year.

He is currently ranked 14th in the ITF Junior World Rankings.-VNA