BMW Malaysian Open 2014

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BMW Group Malaysia presents the BMW Malaysian Open 2014 in April.

Defending Champion Karolina Pliskova as well as 2012 BMW Malaysian Open Champion Hsieh Su Wei confirms participation in the fourth edition of the most premium women’s tennis tournament in the country.

The BMW Malaysian Open 2014 returns to the Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) from the 14th – 20th of April 2014.

BMW Group Malaysia today announced that the fourth edition of the prestigious women’s tennis tournament will see a stunning field of players including the return of last year’s defending champion Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova as well as 2013 Wimbledon Doubles Champion and 2012 BMW Malaysian Open Champion, Hsieh Su Wei.

“BMW Group Malaysia is once again pleased to present the BMW Malaysian Open, the most prestigious tennis event in the country and a critical event in the calendar of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour, the largest sporting event for women in the world. The sporting event underlines our commitment in Malaysia to the sport of tennis which we support from the grassroots level with the BMW Malaysian National Circuit to the pinnacle of competitions in the form of the BMW Malaysian Open tournament.” said Dr. Gerhard Pils, Chief Executive Officer of BMW Group Malaysia.

Dr. Pils added that while the BMW Malaysian National Circuit plays the role of selecting and developing young Malaysian Tennis talents to represent the country at the world stage, the BMW Malaysian Open provides a platform for these talents to raise their game by inviting world tennis stars to the country to compete, host clinics as well as provide an avenue for local talents to learn from the best in game.

“With the participation of a great selection of top ranking WTA players, we know that this year’s tournament is going to be spectacular, raising the benchmark once again to this prestigious tennis event in the region. Stay tuned as we have more player names to be revealed in the coming weeks!” said Dr. Pils.

YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Abdul Razak Latiff, President of the Lawn Tennis Association of Malaysia (LTAM) said, “We are once again pleased to be part of the most prestigious women’s tennis tournament in Malaysia. BMW Group Malaysia has never ceased to provide the right opportunities for our very talented local players to grow in the international sporting scene. I believe, with the continuation of the BMW Malaysian Open, we will be able to progress the growth of tennis in the country.”

The tournament will once again see 32 players from the WTA, the world’s leading women’s tennis tour, compete for the singles title, world ranking points and an increased prize purse of USD250,000. The leading tennis competition for women will also feature 16 teams for the doubles title. Similarly to its previous editions, the tournament will place local talents through wild card entries.

The BMW Malaysian Open will be held at the Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) from 14th to 20th April 2014. The tournament is promoted and organized by Carbon Worldwide Sdn Bhd with BMW Malaysia as the title sponsor and sanctioned by the Lawn Tennis Association of Malaysia (LTAM). For further details, find us on Facebook at .