|Minh advanced to the quarter-final of the Singapore Badminton Open 2018. — Photo baomoi.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s top badminton player Nguyễn Tiến Minh reached the quarter-final at the Singapore Badminton Open 2018 after beating Sourabh Verma from India on Thursday.
Minh, ranked 73 in the world, beat Verma (78) 2-1 in the men’s singles.
Previously, Minh beat Tanangsak from Thailand (35) while Verma beat Kashyap (48) in the first round.
After being beaten by Verma in the first set 21/18, Minh drew with Verma 15/15 in the second (1-1).
Minh dominated the third set and beat Verma 11/21.
Minh will now face Maulana Mustofa from Indonesia (44) in the quarter-final. — VNS