Chheang Vannasak was born and raised in Phnom Penh. The a son of a true tennis lover, Chheang Sowann, he grew up with the sport and went on to become a standout junior player for Tennis Cambodia, ending his junior career as the No1 junior player in the country.
Not only did Vannasak succeed on the court, he also excelled in the classroom.
Upon graduating, he was accepted into Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC) in Lewiston, Idaho on a tennis and academic scholarship in the US.
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