Hai Duong table tennis teams played the first matches at the 40th National Table Tennis Championships of the Nhan Dan Newspaper for PetroVietnam-PVCFC Cup on July 12.
The Hai Duong delegation comprises two teams, Hai Duong – Long Hai 1 and Hai Duong – Long Hai 2, with two coaches and 14 players.
Hai Duong sent the best players who brought the tournament's first prize to the delegation last year and attended the 31st SEA Games, such as Nguyen Duc Tuan, Doan Ba Tuan Anh, and Bui Ngoc Lan, to the tournament.
Hai Duong players are competing in all events: men's team, women's team, men's singles, women's singles, mixed doubles, men's doubles, and women's doubles.
The Hai Duong delegation won three out of the first four matches on July 12. Nguyen Duc Tuan absolutely defeated his rival from Tin Phat Gia Lai 3 – 0 in a men's team match in the evening.