Nguyễn Thị Thuỳ Linh progressed to the semi-finals of the Yuzu Indonesia Masters. Photo nationaltimes.vn
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thị Thuỳ Linh advanced to the semi-finals of the Yuzu Indonesia Masters badminton tournament yesterday in Malang City.
Linh, who is seeded sixth in Việt Nam, took 34 minutes to beat Aurum Oktavia Winata of the host nation 21-11, 21-15.
The world No 62 will next meet Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand who went through the last-four round after her rival Ji Shu Ting of China retired yesterday.
Buranaprasertsuk is the tournament’s No 4 and world No 43.
In other semis, No eight seed Wang Zhi Yi will play unseeded Li Yun in an all-China match.
The final is scheduled on Sunday with the winner walking away with US$5,625 among a total purse of $75,000. — VNS