World badminton player No. 7 Nguyen Tien Minh has been seeded No. 1 for the Vietnam Open Super Series which will kick off in Ho Chi Minh City on December 2.
Hsu Jen Hao of Chinese Taipei, world No. 31, is the second seed while Yunus Alamsyah of Indonesia (No. 32) and Avihingsanon Suppanyu of Thailand (No. 42) are the third and fourth, respectively.
In the women’s event, Porntip Buranaprasersuk of Thailand (No. 13) is the top title contender.
Vietnamese representatives Vu Thi Trang (No. 118) and Le Thu Huyen (No. 147) will also compete at the event.
The tournament has a prize purse of 50,000 USD.