|Nguyễn Hải Đăng is through to the second round at the Beer Lao International Series. — Photo baomoi.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Young shuttler Nguyễn Hải Đăng of Việt Nam stepped into the second round of the Beer Lao International Series yesterday.
Đăng, 18, defeated Phanuwat Srimanta of Thailand 28-26, 21-10 in the opening match of the men’s singles. He will next play No 2 seed Kodai Naraoka.
Lê Đức Phát also advanced after beating Wongsup Wongsupin of Thailand, 21-12, 21-16.
The No 9 seed will meet Daisuke Omoto of Japan in the second match.
The women’s singles category today will see Đinh Thị Phương Hồng take on No 4 Disha Gupta of the US, while Vũ Thị Anh Thư is up against Puthenpurayil Chandrika Thulasi from India.
Hồng is also paired with Phạm Thị Khanh to compete in the women’s doubles event. They will play Krittaporn Jiantanet and Kanyanat Sudchoeichom of Thailand.
The finals are scheduled for February 24 with US$10,000 up for grabs. — VNS