Cuong climbed 12 positions to record his highest ever WBF ranking. He is the second Vietnamese player to join Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, and South Korean rivals in the world’s top ten.
Pham Cao Cuong’s notable 2013 achievements include a semifinal berth at Indonesia’s Tangkas Specs Junior Tournament and a silver medal-winning effort at the U19 Open tournament in the Republic of Korea.
The Vietnamese players Do Tuan Duc and Pham Hong Nam were ranked 54th and 71st place in the world respectively.
Nguyen Tien Minh rose two places in the world badminton rankings to No 7 after his triumph at the Yonex OCBC US Open GPG badminton tournament last week in California.Minh's new ranking will help him when the Badminton World Federation organises draws for the world championships on July 22. If Minh is seeded as one of the top players at the tourney, he may be able to avoid strong rivals during the competition's early rounds.The world tournament will be held on August 5-11 in Guangzhou, China.... [read more]
Vietnam’s 18-year-old badminton player Pham Cao Cuong has leaped fourplaces to fifth in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. Badminton player Pham Cao Cuong Cuong’s progress to the quarterfinals of the Asian JuniorChampionships which concluded in Taipei on February 23 earned him nearly3,000 points to secure his highest ever position in the world juniorlist. The player is scheduled to compete in the World JuniorBadminton Championships in Malaysia and Indonesia in April, a goodopportunity for him to sharpen his skills and improve his rankings. The top two badminton players in the world remained unchanged, withLee Chong Wei of Malaysia…... [read more]
Olympian Minh now has 45,570 points. It is the first time in two years Minh has dropped out of the world top 10. The Olympian has previously held the world No 5 spot in the rankings. Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia is the world No 1, followed by Chen Long of China and Jan Jorgensen of Denmark.-VNA... [read more]
Minh , Vietnam 's top badminton player, crushed Indonesian Alamsyah Yunus 21-15, 17-21, 21-19 in the third round.Minh, seeded No 1, was granted a bye in the first round. Yunus, meanwhile, was up against Chinese Taipei's Chia Hsuan Lin in hisfirst match. After a hard-fought contest, he triumphed 21-19, 21-17 –but the victory invariably took its toll on player. Earlier, Minh, ranked 6 in the world, spent just 21 minutes demolishing Hung Ming Chi of Chinese Taipei 21-5, 21-19. In his match today, Minh will play Hashim Muhammad Hafiz of Malaysia, seeded No 7. Hashim on Aug. 5 beat fellow…... [read more]
Vietnam’s top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has held on to his 7th position in the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) rankings for eight weeks.However, he is only placed 15th in the Badminton Super Series.He has not participated in any tournament since he was defeated by the world’s No.4 Peter Hoeg Gade from Denmark.He is training intensively in preparation for Olympic London 2012.... [read more]
Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh (Source: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) - Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh climbed seven places to 36th position with 35,050 points in the latest world rankings announced by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The 32 year-old player performed outstandingly, powering into the semifinals at the recent 2016 New Zealand Grand Prix Gold, which added nearly 300 points to his world rating, Nhan dan newspaper reported. Despite stopping in the second round of the New Zealand tournament, Vietnam’s no.1 female player Vu Thi Trang also jumped up one notch to sit 46th in the world with…... [read more]
Nguyen Tien Minh dropped three places to rank 35th in the world. (Photo: vir.com.vn)Hanoi (VNA) - Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh dropped three places to World No 35 in the latest rankings, the sport’s governing body announced.Female player Vu Thi Trang slid four places to World No 51. Minh and Trang didn’t compete in any recent international tournaments to gain points. They are set to compete in the Ciputra Hanoi-Yonex Sunrise Viet Nam International Challenge at Cau Giay Gymnasium. Olympian Minh is the No 1 seed at the tournament, while Trang is seeded No 2 in women’s singles.-VNA... [read more]
Nguyen Tien Minh is up in world badminton ranking. — File Photo Hanoi (VNA)- Vietnamese badminton players strongly attacked the world rankings in thelatest release by the Badminton World Federation.In the singles ranking, national No 1 Nguyen Tien Minh made four steps up to No39. His teammate and wife Vu Thi Trang is up to No 36. Nguyen Thuy Linh tookher biggest step up from No 93 to No 85.In the doubles, Do Tuan Duc and Pham Hong Nam are up to No 77 of the men’scategory and Nguyen Thi Sen and Vu Thị Trang place No 56, three steps…... [read more]
Vietnamese badminton team (Photo: Courtesy of Nguyen Tien Minh) Hanoi (VNA) – Two young Vietnamese badminton players Nguyen Thuy Linh and PhamCao Cuong have leapt up the latest Badminton World Federation rankings.Inthe singles rankings, Vietnam’s No 2 female Nguyen Thuy Linh jumped seven spotsto 56th in the world while No 2 male player Pham Cao Cuong increased 21 spotsto 143rd place.TopVietnamese players Vu Thi Trang and Nguyen Tien Minh declined one spot, at No41 and No 67, respectively.-VNA ... [read more]
He may have amassed a collection of internationaltitles, but Vietnam's top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh is stillmissing a men's singles gold from the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. Lift off: Vietnamese badminton ace Nguyen Tien Minh rises to execute a mash. The 30-year-old player desperately seeks his first golden medal at the Southeast Asian Games. The biennial tournament, the largest in theregion, is approaching, and the world No 8 is expected to producesomething special as top seed. The door for Minh is wide open because his mainrivals will be occupied at the Super Series Finals for the top eightplayers in…... [read more]