Vietnam's leading young tennis stars Nguyen Hoang Thien and Huynh Phuong Dai Trang are not playing at the National Tennis Championships in Binh Dinh Province because of international competitions abroad.
The country's top young player Nguyen Hoang Thien is training for the juniors event at the French Open, so he can't compete in the men's category of the May 16-26 contest.
However, his absence will not affect the strength of the team from Ho Chi Minh City too much because Do Minh Quan and Le Quoc Khanh are both still on the team and are strong enough to hold it together.
Dai Trang of Da Nang City is competing in the Republic of Korea, so she will also miss the national tournament.
The men's team champions will be awarded VND60 million while the women's team champions will win VND40 million.