Thuy Linh progresses to second round of Singapore Open

VOV.VN - Local badminton player Nguyen Thuy Linh successfully qualified for the second round of Singapore Open 2022 on July 13.

Linh, who ranks 59th in the world rankings, successfully beat strong rival Iris Wang of the United States, with her opponent being ranked 26 places higher than her.

The Vietnamese player was able to win the first game with a score of 21-17. However, Wang turned the tables on Linh and forced her to accept a 21-17 loss.

Going into the final game, the Vietnamese badminton player looked in complete control as she prevailed over the World No.33 player with the final score of 21-15.

Moving forward, Linh will face off against third seeded Indian player Pusarla Venkata Sindhu, who ranks seventh in the world rankings, in next round.

The 2022 Singapore Open is the 14th tournament of the 2022 BWF World Tour and is also part of the Singapore Open championships, which has been held since 1987. The tournament has total cash prizes of US$370,000.

If Linh is able to beat the Indian player in the second round, then she will pocket roughly US$1,300.

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