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Badminton: Trang advances, Minh loses

Update: November, 11/2016 - 09:00
Vũ Thị Trang advances to the quater-finals of Malaysian Challenge. — VNS Photo
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HÀ NỘI — No 3 seed Vũ Thị Trang of Việt Nam defeated Japanese Haruko Suzuki 21-17, 21-15 in the second round match of the Celcom Axiata Malaysia International Challenge badminton tournament yesterday in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Trang needed only 38 minutes to beat her rival and booked a berth in the quarter-final round.

She will face No 5 seed Yen Mei Ho of Malaysia who beat Chinese Taipei Lin Ying Chun 21-12, 17-21, 21-16.

On the men’s side, No 1 seed Nguyễn Tiến Minh lost 21-13, 18-21, 21-12 to Indian Ramachandran Satheishtharan.

Undeeded Satheishtharan will next meet Malaysian Soo Teck Zhi, seeded No 8. Soo defeated No 11 Andre Marteen of Indonesia 21-15, 21-18.

Vietnamese duo Bảo Minh and Dương Bảo Đức were defeated 16-21, 21-19, 15-21 by Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif and Watchara Buranakuea of Malaysia. — VNS

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