Tien Minh NGUYEN
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Tien Minh NGUYEN

World Ranking
57
MEN'S SINGLES
World Tour Ranking
66
MEN'S SINGLES
Career Wins 428 MS + MD + XD
Age 35 12/02/1983
Plays Right Handed

Stats

Place of Birth: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Height: 169.00cm

Current Residence: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Language(s): English, Vietnamese

International Debut: 2001

Professional Since: In 1997 when I first represented my district to compete in the city championships.

National Team Member: 2000

Q & A

Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Beijing 2008 (first round)"

When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"I started playing badminton when I was 10, mainly as a mean to improve my health. It started off as a fun hobby with other kids around the block where I lived, but slowly I became engrossed with the sport's beautiful movements - its emphasis on flexibility, swiftness, and strategy. In high school, I finally decided to turn my passion into a career."

Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex"

Memorable sporting achievements?
"In 2010, when I won gold medals for the Thailand Grand Prix Gold, Australia Grand Prix, and Taiwan Grand Prix Gold."

Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"I have been named one of Vietnam's top 10 athletes for several years, but no international awards or honours yet."

Sporting ambitions?
"Hopefully to win a World Superseries title before retiring."

Performance Data

CAREER SINGLES

PERIOD PLAYED WON LOST BALANCE EARNINGS
ALL 592 417 175 +242 195,094
2018 38 22 16 +6 7,685

CAREER DOUBLES

PERIOD PLAYED WON LOST BALANCE EARNINGS
ALL 20 9 11 -2 0
2018 0 0 0 0 0

CAREER MIXED

PERIOD PLAYED WON LOST BALANCE EARNINGS
ALL 6 2 4 -2 244
2018 0 0 0 0 0