Four intíl tennis stars to visit Vietnam 19.-20.9.
Four intíl tennis stars to visit Vietnam
20:25' 09/09/2008 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge Ė Tsonga, Franceís current number-one male tennis player, ranked 19th on the Association of Tennis Professionalsí (ATP) ranking list, will participate in the 2nd Heineken Stars Tennis Tournament in HCM City on September 19-20.
The event, held at the Military Zone 7 Sports House, will attract four tennis stars: Jo Wilfried Tsonga, Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic, 22nd), Robin Soderling (Sweden, 34th) and Mardy Fish (USA, 35th).
These four famous tennis players will play in two semi-final matches, slated for 4pm, September 19, and the final match at 7.30pm, September 20.
The Champion of Heineken Stars 2008 will receive $40,000 while the second-place player will receive $20,000 and the two losers in the semi-finals will get $10,000.
This is the second time HCM City will welcome tennis stars. In 2006, Heineken Stars also gathered four famous players, Carlos Moya, Nicolas Kiefer, Rainer Schuettler and Juan Carlos Ferrero.
Before each match, these tennis stars will meet with the audience.