In the first match, Nam lost 6-3 to Ji Hoon Son, world No. 839. However, thanks to his strong willed determination, the Vietnamese player successful nabbed 3 break points in the second match to win with a score of 7-5, before securing the result with a 6-0 defeat of his Korean opponent in the third match.
Nam will next face 19-year-old tennis player Rio Noguchi of Japan (World No. 923) in the second round of the tournament.
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