|Nguyễn Tiến Minh wins second match at Malaysia International Challenge. — VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — No 1 seed Nguyễn Tiến Minh won his second round match at the Celcom Axiata Malaysia International Challenge badminton tournament in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Minh of Việt Nam defeated Japanese Yusuke Onodera 16-21, 21-18, 21-17 in the men’s singles.
He will next play Ramachandran Satheishtharan of the hosts. Minh beat Satheishtharan 21-13, 21-14 at the Kawasaki Vietnam International Series in September.
Vietnamese female player Vũ Thị Trang also succeeded yesterday, beating Rusydina Antardayu Riodingin of Indonesia 21-14, 16-21, 21-15.
The No 3 seed will face Japanese Haruko Suzuki in the second round. — VNS