|Đỗ Tuấn Đức and Phạm Như Thảo enter the quarter-finals of the Yonex Canada Open badminton tournament on Friday. — Photo gettyimage.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Đỗ Tuấn Đức and Phạm Như Thảo beat Sam Magee and Chloe Magee 22-20, 18-21, 21-17 to enter the quarterfinals of the Yonex Canada Open badminton tournament on Friday.
The defending champions needed 72 minutes to overcome the No 4 seed pair of Ireland.
The pair, who are the last Vietnamese left at the Alberta competition, will play qualifiers Kohei Gondo and Wakana Nagahara from Japan.
Early yesterday, Phạm Cao Cuờng lost 14-21, 9-21 to Japanese Kenta Nishimoto in the men’s singles second round. Bảo Minh and Dương Bảo Đức were, meanwhile, defeated 12-21, 12-21 by Jacco Arends and Ruben Jille of the Netherlands in the men’s doubles, while Nguyễn Thị Sen and Vũ Thị Trang were eliminated 21-19, 21-15, 21-11 by Japanese Arisa Higashino and Kie Nakanishi in the women’s doubles. — VNS