Minh faced a ferocious attack from the Korean competitor in the first set that ended with 18-21 score in favour of Jong Soo Hwang.
The Vietnamese player leveled the score in the second set by winning 21-18. He then took advantage of Jong Soo Hwang, whose Elo rating is much lower than Minh, to claim a convincing victory of 21-9 in the third set.
In the upcoming semi-final round, Minh will compete against world No.2 player, Chen Long of China, who is seeded No.1 in the ongoing tournament.
HA NOI ― Nguyen Tien Minh today will play No 3 seed Pengyu Du of China in the first round match of the Djarum Indonesia Open badminton tournament in Jarkarta.It will be the fourth time the two have met. Minh who is world No 9 but not seeded here has won two of three previous matches.Last year, Minh finished at the third round while Du took the silver medal.The US$700,000 tournament has lured strong competitors. They will compete in men's and women's singles and doubles and mixed doubles.The finals will be held on June 16. ― VNS... [read more]
Minh only needed 30 minutes to claim the victory with a score of 21-15, 21-14.Minh dominated his internationally inexperienced opponent. Yang has never ranked higher than 100th in the world.Minh will now face the 69th ranked player Zulkiffli Zulfadli in the tournament’s third round.Vietnamese female athlete Vu Thi Trang challenged Taiwan’s Ying Chun Lin in the second round of the women’s event on the same day.... [read more]
The Vietnamese top badminton player dominated the two sets with scores of 21-4 and 21-2. Minh, who is seeded No. 1 in men’s singles at the tournament, will next face off with Indian rival Chetan Anand in the second round. Other Vietnamese players Nguyen Bao Minh and Le Ngoc Nguyen Nhung also began competing in men’s and women’s singles on July 8. After gaining victory over Kyle Golding (Canada) 9-21, 21-18, 21-14 in the qualifying round, Bao Minh lost before Ka Long Ng (Hong Kong, China) 8-21 and 9-21 in the first round and couldn’t earn a ticket to the second…... [read more]
World No 42 Minh defeated world No 19 Marc Zwiebler of Germany 21-15, 21-17 in the second round in 40 minutes.In the third round, Minh will face off world No 8 China’s Tian Houwei, who won England player Toby Penty 2-0 (21-18, 21-14) in the second round.The tournament runs through March 6.... [read more]
Tien Minh qualifies for 2012 London Olympics Badminton player lost at Malaysia Open first round Minh faced tough competition against Pawar in the first game to win with a 22-20 score, then claimed an easy win of 21-11 in the second set to finish the match after 36 minutes.To reach the quarterfinals, Minh will have to beat Kuncoro Sony Dwi from Indonesia in a clash on May 4.In the men’s doubles event, Minh’s teammates Duong Bao Duc and Nguyen Hoang Nam will meet Malaysian competitors Kah Ming Choi and Yao Han Ow after they trounced two players from New Zealand…... [read more]
According to Olympicregulations, to qualify for badminton, any country that has a player inthe world’s top 38 can send one to compete in the singles category. Minh is one of the 12 Vietnamese athletes to qualify for the 2012 Olympics so far. The other 11 include gymnasts Phan Thi Ha Thanh, Pham Phuoc Hung andDo Thi Ngan Thuong, Le Huynh Chau and Chu Hoang Dieu Linh intaekwondo, Van Ngoc Tu in judo, Hoang Xuan Vinh and Le Thi Hoang Ngoc inshooting, Nguyen Thi Thanh Phuc in athletics, Nguyen Thi Lua inwrestling and fencer Nguyen Tien Nhat.-VNA... [read more]
Minh, world No.34 easily defeated Hashi Rushimono from Japan who has always failed to reach the top 100 world rankings. Minh won the first set with a convincing score of 21-13.In the second set, he continued to demonstrate his professional skills, outplaying his Japanese rival with a score of 21-14.Meanwhile, in the women’s singles event, Vu Thi Trang also beat world number 155 Chisato Hoshi of Japan 2-0 (21-17, 21-18) to get a ticket to the finals.... [read more]
Vietnamese player Nguyen Tien Minh has failed in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Yonex Open Japan badminton tournament. He lost 0-2 to Hu Yun from Hong Kong (China) on September 21. In the first set, Tien Minh finished with a score of 22-24 in favour of the Chinese player. Despite his effort in the first minutes of the second set, he was still beaten 15-21 by the Hong Kong player who won a ticket to the semi-final with his 2-0 win after 42 minutes. Tien Minh is scheduled to compete in the national individual badminton championships which will open in…... [read more]
Despite being down on points early in the match, he found his rhythm and defeated Carl 21-18, 21-13.In the quarter-finals, Minh will play World No 4, China's Chen Jin; or World No 25, Denmark's Joachim Persson.Following his victory, Minh will remain 7th in the International Badminton Federation rankings despite having lost to Japan's Tago in the first round of the English Open Super Series 2010./.... [read more]
Minh clinched victory after three sets of fierce competition lasting nearly 90 minutes against Japanese rival Kento Momota, who ranks 35th in the world. Minh, who is seeded No5, had a few draws at this year, including one with young player Kento Momota who had lost to the Vietnamese rival twice in their previous matches. In September 19 match, Minh led 21-17 the first set, but the situation was reversed in the second set when he failed to maintain his active role, thus losing 21-19 to Kento Momota. At the beginning of the third decisive set, Vietnam’s top player was…... [read more]