11:22 | 26/04/2021 Companies
(VEN) - The Petrovietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas) sponsored the 2021 National Tennis Championships that took place from April 14 to 18 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong. The tournament was organized by the Vietnam Tennis Federation in coordination with the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Dak Nong Province and PV Gas was one of several business sponsors that helped make it a success.
This year’s tournament gathered 83 athletes from 11 clubs and cities nationwide: Hanoi, Hai Duong, Thanh Hoa, Hai Dang Club of Da Nang, Hung Thinh Club of Ho Chi Minh City, the Military Club, the TPS Tennis Club, VNTennis Club, Binh Duong Becamex Club and the home team of Dak Nong.
Participants included Vietnam’s top ranked Vietnamese tennis players, such as Ly Hoang Nam (Hai Dang Club), who is sponsored by PV GAS, Trinh Linh Giang and Vu Ha Minh Duc (Hai Dang club), Le Quoc Khanh and young talent Nguyen Quang Vinh (Hung Thinh club - HCMC). Female players of the National Women Tennis Team included Tran Thuy Thanh Truc (Hung Thinh Club - HCMC) and Si Boi Ngoc (Military Club).
|Young talent Nguyen Quang Vinh from the Hung Thinh club - HCMC|
The prize for the champions team in the men’s category is VND40 million, while the Women's Team champs get VND30 million. The winning teams also receive trophies, medals and bonus points.
Based on the results, the Vietnam Tennis Federation will select athletes for the National tennis team to the 31st SEA Games (scheduled in November 2021 in Bac Ninh Province). The tournament is also an opportunity for teams to test young squads, combining technical and tactical practices for athletes before attending higher level tournaments.