Nguyen Thi Thuy Linh advanced to the semi-finals of the Yuzu Indonesia Masters badminton tournament yesterday in Malang City.
Nguyen Thi Thuy Linh progressed to the semi-finals of the Yuzu Indonesia Masters. Photo nationaltimes.vn
Linh, who is seeded sixth in Vietnam, took 34 minutes to beat Aurum Oktavia Winata of the host nation 21-11, 21-15.
The world No 62 will next meet Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand who went through the last-four round after her rival Ji Shu Ting of China retired yesterday.
Buranaprasertsuk is the tournament’s No 4 and world No 43.
In other semis, No eight seed Wang Zhi Yi will play unseeded Li Yun in an all-China match.
The final is scheduled on Sunday with the winner walking away with US$5,625 among a total purse of $75,000. — VNS