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Cambodian Country Club pair win doubles

Davis Cupper Phalkun Mam (left).
Davis Cupper Phalkun Mam (left). Photo supplied

Cambodian Country Club pair win doubles

Davis Cupper Phalkun Mam played his role as a pro to perfection as he partnered amateur Vincent De Wilde to win the second Pro-Am doubles tournament for team Cambodian Country Club at the National Training Center on Saturday.

CCC also won the team honours. The winning pair got the better of Ezecom combination of Menh Samouen and mara Sakada 6-2 in a final that was decided on one advantage set.


Four steadfast partners of Tennis Cambodia, ANZ royal, Ezecom, Cambrew and Cambodian Country Club filled up the field on the amateur side. each player pairing up with either a national team member or a federation coach. The pairings were determined by the drawing of lots.

To make it more interactive and interesting two top executives, ANZ royal CEO Grant Knuckey and CCC General manager David Wilkinson were given a choice to pick their partners randomly from the lot.


After the pairings were determined, the 12 teams were split into four pools of three teams each.

Based on the results, the top four seeds moved into a feed-in bracket which was a draw of 16 with the top four teams getting a bye.

At the end of the pool play Grant Knuckey and his partner Long Chumnith were the top seeds with a winning percentage of 86 per cent, but the pair came up short against Samoeun and Sakada who went on to make the final.

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