U18 ITF Junior Circuit opens in HCM City
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U18 ITF Junior Circuit opens in HCM City

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Illustrative photo (Photo: tdtthanoi.com.vn)



HCM City (VNA) – The U18 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior
Circuit – BECAMEX Cup 2017 kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on July 15.

Co-organised by the HCM City Tennis Federation and the municipal Department of
Culture and Sports, the event draws more than 100 players from 20 countries and
territories, including China, Australia, India, Thailand, the Philippines, France and the United States. They are competing in men’s singles, women’s
singles, men’s doubles and women’s doubles.

In the men’s singles event, the No.1 seed is Filipino player Arthur Craig
Pantino who is ranked the 255th in the world by the ITF, the No.2 seed is
Chinese player Lu Pengyu, ranked the 467th, and the No.3 seed is
Vietnamese Nguyen Van Phuong, ranked the 678th.

As for the women’s singles event, the No.1 seed
is Indian player Shrivalli Rashmikaa Bhamidipaty who is ranked the 509th, while
the No.2 and No.3 seeds are Che Yujiao (the 599th) and Jing Yang (the
706th), both from China.

Host Vietnam has 22 players competing at the tournament, which will last until
July 22.-VNA


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