World No 187 Nguyen Anh Tu is the only Vietnamese still in the World Table Tennis Championships which is ongoing in Hungary.
World No 187 Nguyen Anh Tu is the only Vietnamese representative at the World Table Tennis Championships in Hungary. — Photo cand.com.vn
Tú defeated Morrison Calum of Scotland 4-0 and Abdulwahhab Mohammed of Qatar 4-1 in the group round of the men's singles. He then defeated Tromer Laurens from the Netherlands 4-1 in the
qualification to enter the main round.
His next rival is the world No 41 Darko Jorgic of Slovenia.
Tú was earlier knocked out of the mixed doubles event. He was paired with Nguyen Khoa Dieu Khanh and lost both matches in the group stage.
Viet Nam also sent Doan Ba Tuan Anh and Nguyen Duc Tuan to the championship but they were eliminated from early rounds.
This year is the 55th edition of the championships, and the fourth in Budapest. The tournament runs from April 21-28. — VNS