|Into second round: Vũ Thị Trang. — Photo bongdadoisong.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI – Top Vietnamese female badminton player Vũ Thị Trang entered the second round of the YONEX US Open on Wednesday.
Trang defeated sixth seed Iris Wang of the United States 21-17, 21-16.
Trang, born in the northern Bắc Giang Province, will meet Ayumi Mine of Japan in the next round.
In the mixed doubles event, Trang and Dương Bảo Đức beat Elisabeth Baldauf and David Obernosterer of Austria 21-19, 21-11. The pair will face second seed Robert Mateusiak and Nadiezda Zieba of Poland in the second round.
Meanwhile, Đỗ Tuấn Đức and Phạm Như Thảo also beat Abhishek Ahlawat and Jing Yu Hong of the United States 21-18, 21-16. They will meet Sam Magee and Chloe Magee of Ireland in the next round.
In the first round of the men’s doubles, Bảo Minh and Đức lost to Yuki Fukushima and Chihara Shida of Japan 21-8, 21-11. — VNS