From unstoppable aces to nail-biting rallies, there are few spectacles on earth as absorbingly fascinating as live tennis and the Malaysian Open Kuala Lumpur 2015 is bringing many of the world’s best hitters to our shores.
Featuring 28 top professionals, the tournament offers up a prize pool of over USD $1million as well as valuable ATP World Tour points. Former world number three and French Open finalist David Ferrer leads a field which also includes Wimbledon semi-finalists Richard Gasquet and Grigor Dimitrov, as well as Ferrer’s fellow Spaniard
Young sensation Nick Kyrgios, who gained global recognition for his mighty run to last year’s Wimbledon quarter finals beating Gasquet and Rafa Nadal along the way, will have the hometown crowd on his side. Nicknamed the ‘1/2 Kampung Kid’ thanks to his Selangor-born mother, Kyrgios is known for attracting plenty of attention both on and off thecourt and will undoubtedly be one of the most watchable stars on show.
Now in its seventh year as an annual attraction on the ATP calendar, the Malaysian Open promises nine days of lightning-fast serves, jawdropping athleticism, and heart-pounding excitement. Growing in popularity with each passing year, the field has certainly never been more star-studded and competitive.
For tennis fans, there is simply no excuse to miss one of the biggest sporting events on the Malaysian calendar. Get ready for some sizzling court action as the Malaysian Open Kuala Lumpur 2015 heats up Bukit Jalil’s Putra Stadium this September and October.
Malaysian Open Kuala Lumpur 2015
WHERE Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil
WHEN 26 Sept-4 Oct
ADMISSION Free for qualifying rounds; RM10-620 for main draw