The duo will next face Takahata Kotomi and Shota Tange of the host Japan.

Vietnamese young talent Nguyen Van Phuong. (Photo:

Phuong and his teammate beat Gaku Moriya and Tsubasa Nakazato of Japan 6-1, 6-0 in the first round and overcame Giacomo Dambrosi and Emiliano Maggioli of Italy 6-3, 7-6(3) in the second round.

In the men’s singles, Phuong, world junior No 74 and No 7 seed, beat Hiroki Sakagawa, world junior No 345, 6-1, 7-6 in the first round, but lost to Chen Dong of Australia, world No 148, 6-2, 6-2 in the next match.

After this event, Phuong will stay in Japan to compete in the Dunlop Srixon Japan Open Junior Championships scheduled to take place from October 23-28.

Source: VNA