|Rio bound: Nguyễn Tiến Minh entered the third round of the Hà Nội Ciputra-Yonex Sunrise 2016 yesterday. — Photo hanoimoi.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Tiến Minh reached the third round of the Hà Nội Ciputra-Yonex Sunrise yesterday.
Minh, who earned a ticket to compete in the Rio Olympics this August, bested Jiann Shiarng Chiang of Malaysia 21-8, 21-19 after 30 minutes in the second round of men’s singles.
Earlier, Minh easily beat Indian A Joshi 21-18, 21-8 in the first round.
Minh’s girl friend, Vũ Thị Trang, crushed Indian Rituparna Das 21-14, 21-14 in the first round of women’s singles.
Đỗ Đức Tuấn and Phạm Như Thảo lost to Chinese Taipei’s Liang Jui Wei and Ching Hui Chang 0-2 in mixed doubles.
The tournament ends on June 5. — VNS