Vietnam 's Nguyen Tien Minh has entered the quarterfinals of the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships in Birmingham after defeating India 's Sourabh Verma 21-19, 21-19 in 42 minutes on March 8.

The next rival of Minh, seeded No.8, will be the world No.1 and tournament favourite Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia , who beat China 's Wang Zhengming 21-17, 21-19.

In their last 10 encounters, Minh has won just one back in 2009.

The finals will take place on March 10.-VNA