Hoang Nam wins major tennis championship again

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Junior tennis player Ly Hoang Nam beat Taiwanese rival Tang Chih-Chun twice in a week during the final matches of two different Under-18 International Tennis Federation (ITF) in Vietnam.

During the final match in Hue, on August 26, the 15-year-old Nam came back from behind to take a 2-1 win over the 16-year-old top seeded Tang who is currently ranked 305 in the world junior rankings.

The win lifted Nam from the 391st place in the world junior rankings to the 318th spot.

During the final match in Binh Duong, on Sunday, Nam again beat Tang 6-0, 6-2. His second victory will certainly secure Nam a spot among the top 300 of the world junior rankings.

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