Việt Nam won seven slots in the main round of the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam International Challenge badminton tournament in Hà Nội.
|Badminton play-offs: Nguyễn Tiến Minh will play Indian Aditya Joshi in the first round match of the Vietnam International Challenge today in Hà Nội. — File Photo
Trương Thanh Long, Nguyễn Đinh Tuấn Kiệt, Nguyễn Văn Đức, Lê Đức Phát and Lê Duy Nam advanced to the main round of the men’s singles event.
In women’s doubles, Nguyễn Thị Phương Hà and Nguyễn Thùy Linh - and Đinh Thị Phương Hồng and Đỗ Thị Hoài - qualified to compete further.
The main round which begins today will see No 1 seed Nguyễn Tiến Minh of the host facing Indian Aditya Joshi. No 2 Tzu Wei Wang of Chinese Taipei will face Rahul Yadav Chittaboina, also from India, in the men’s singles event.
Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand will play Vietnamese Nguyễn Thùy Linh. And No 2 Vũ Thị Trang of the host will play Rituparna Das from India in the women’s singles event.