HA NOI (VNS) — Nguyen Tien Minh of Viet Nam, seeded No 8, defeated Hwang Jong-soo of South Korea in the second round of the Victor Korea Open badminton tournament in Seoul.
The Vietnamese world No 10 came from behind to win 19-21, 21-18, 21-9 in 75 minutes in the men's singles.
He will play China's Chen Long next in the third round.
Chen, the tournament and world No 2, earlier beat Simon Santoso of Indonesia 21-11, 21-12.
In the past, Minh has played Long thrice and lost twice. — VNS