Vietnam ’s top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has been crowned champion at the Yonex OCBC US Open GPG badminton tournament 2013 following a persuasive victory over Wing Ki Wong, the world’s No.15.

In the first set, world No 9 Minh lost 18-21 to his rival, but he made a strong comeback in subsequent sets and finally won 2-1 after the dramatic 1 hour and 25 minute match.

With his victory, Minh got 9,000 USD in prize money and 7,000 more points to the Badminton World Federation’s ranking./.