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Vietnam win first matches at junior tennis tournament

 Both boys’ and girls’ teams of Vietnam won their first matches at the Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup Asia-Oceania Pre-Qualifying Tournament on February 24 in Indonesia.

In the Junior Davis Cup, Vietnam played Nepal.

Nguyen Quang Vinh beat Nischal Kayastha 6-0, 6-0 in the first singles match. Nguyen Hoang Hieu won 6-0, 6-1 over Nihal Jung Bahadur Thapa in the second.

Then, Vinh and Truong Vinh Hien defeated Thapa and Prasidha Moktan 6-0, 6-1 in the doubles match.

Vietnam on top of Group C will next play Guam who lost to the Philippines 3-0.

In the Fed Cup fixture, Vietnam were against the Maldives.

No 3 seed Ho Thi Truc Tam trounced unseeded Sarah Ahmed Akram 6-1, 6-1 in the first single. Sophia Huynh Tran Ngoc Nhi made it 2-0 for the team after beating Aishath Tara Naeem 6-0, 6-0. She then in pair with Tam won 6-1, 6-0 over Akram and Zoya Zubun Saleem in the doubles match.

They will compete against Nepal, who were defeated 3-0 by Singapore in another match of Group B, in the second match at the Sultal Hotel’s tennis courts in Jakarta./