Vietnam defeated Italy 5-0 in the second round of the Badminton World Federation Sudirman Cup on May 13 in China.

In the men's singles Level 3, Group B, Pham Cao Cuong beat Matteo Bellucci 21-14, 21-12.

Vu Thi Trang beat Ramona Gloria Pirvanescu 21-5, 21-3 in just 17 minutes to clinch her first win in the women's singles.

Duo Dao Manh Thang and Le Ha Anh, without any difficulty, trounced Bellucci and Giovanni Greco 21-13, 21-10 in the men's doubles.

Nguyen Thi Sen paired with Pham Nhu Thao to crush Pirvanescu and Lisa Iversen 21-8, 21-11 in the women's doubles.

In the mixed doubles, Duong Bao Duc and Thai Thi Hong Gam completed a perfect win for Vietnam by beating Rosario Maddaloni and Karin Maran 21-17, 21-12.

In the next round, Vietnam will play Australia who defeated Switzerland 3-2.

In the first match of event on May 11, Vietnam defeated Switzerland 4-1.-VNA