Tien Minh takes Thai badminton title

Nguyen Tien Minh
Vietnamese badminton star Nguyen Tien Minh has won the 2009 Thailand Grand Prix defeating a Thai rival in straight games.

In Bangkok on July 26 he also won a cash prize of US$9,000 after beating Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana 21-16, 21-13 in the final.
 
Minh’s sixth international title fetches him 7,000 points and will enable him to move up from his current world ranking of 14.
 

By Gia Man – Translated by Truong Son

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