Nguyen Thuy Linh, Vietnam's top female badminton player, won the women’s singles at the Yonex-Sunrise Vietnam Open badminton tournament after beating her Japanese rival on September 17.
Linh beat Akari Kurihara of Japan in the final match in Ho Chi Minh City, with 21-14, 11-21 and 21-19.
In the men's singles event, Huang Yu Kai of Taiwan (China) won the championship after defeating No.2 seed Takuma Obayashi of Japan. Meanwhile, the men's doubles championship went to Japanese players Kenya Mitsuhashi and Hiroki Okamura after they defeated the Indonesian rivals Hardianto Hardianto and Ade Yusuf Santoso.
Hsieh Pei Shan and Tseng Yu-Chi from Taiwan (China) won the women's doubles championship, defeating their compatriots Hung En-Tzu and Lin Yu-Pei.
In the mixed doubles event, Hiroki Nishi and Akari Sato from Japan won over Ruttanapak Oupthong and Jhenicha Sudjaipraparat of Thailand to win the championship.
The Yonex – Sunrise Vietnam Open 2023 attracted more than 300 athletes from 23 countries and territories.
The tournament was a Badminton World Federation (BWF) Tour Super 100. It had a total purse of US$100,000, of which the men's singles and women's singles champions received US$7,600 while the doubles champion received US$7,900.