Bmw National Circuit 2014 Leg 3

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 25th June 2014 – Ahmed Deedat Abdul Razak and Choo Lyn Yee took home the Champions title at Leg Three (3) of the BMW Malaysian National Circuit 2014 today. Ahmed Deedat Abdul Razak and Ariez Elyaas Deen Heshaam won the Men’s Doubles title while Choo Lyn Yee and Choo Lyn Yuen won the Women’s Doubles. Winners walked away with a total prize purse of RM30,000, Malaysian ranking points and the eligibility to participate in the BMW Malaysia National Circuit Masters later in the year.

The winner of Men’s Singles, Ahmed Deedat defeated opponent Ariez Elyaas with an impressive score of 7-6 (1), 6-0. “It was a lot of pressure before the game, as this is my second time in the finals. I did a lot of planning before the game and it has turned out well”, said Ahmed Deedat.

Mens Single Champion

Meanwhile, winner of the Women’s Singles Choo Lyn Yee defeated her younger sister, Lyn Yuen with 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-4. “It was a really long match as I was playing against my sister. We try so hard to out-fight each other but we know each other’s game so well and that makes it really challenging”, said Choo Lyn Yee.

Womens Single Champion

The five (5) day competition took place from the June 21st to June 25th at the Kompleks Tenis Tun Razak, Jalan Duta and was open to both local and international players. The tournament of 128 singles and 64 doubles draw, compete in a knockout competition.

Mens Doubles Champion

Womens Doubles Champion

The BMW Malaysian National Circuit is a program to identify, cultivate and support budding talents to represent Malaysia in the sport of tennis. Like the BMW Malaysian Open, the BMW Malaysian National Circuit is an initiative to develop the country to its full potential in the sport of tennis.

Sashi Ambi, Head of Corporate Communications, BMW Group Malaysia said,
“We are really pleased with the progress the BMW Malaysian National Circuit has brought forth in the past two years. Young talents that we have identified and coached through the program such as Aslina Chua and Alyssa Boey are now playing overseas at the international arena to further hone their skills and better represent Malaysia.

Ambi further added that BMW Group Malaysia’s commitment to the sport is unwavering and the premium automaker continues to enhance and support the interest of the sport of tennis in Malaysia.

“We are glad to have such talented sportsmen and women as part of the BMW Malaysian National Circuit who are now coming forward to compete internationally. The BMW Malaysian National Circuit has helped identify and develop many talented local tennis stars that Malaysia should be proud of as they are already representing Malaysia globally”, said Ambi.

The sport of Tennis in Malaysia has made tremendous progress with development programs such as the BMW Malaysian National Circuit and since the establishment of the National Tennis Academy earlier this year. The BMW Malaysian National Circuit is not only open to local aspiring stars but also tennis players from other countries which increases the value and relevance of the circuit.

In Leg Three (3), the tournament saw the participation of tennis enthusiasts from France, Singapore, Indonesia as well as the United States. Malaysia has had tremendous potential in tennis and with the continued development of a national circuit and now a National tennis Academy, Malaysia has taken large steps forward in growing the game in the country.

YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Abdul Razak Latiff, President of the Lawn Tennis Association of Malaysia (LTAM) said, “BMW Group Malaysia has been dedicated in the nurturing and development of budding talents in Malaysia for the past two (2) years and have made a huge impact to the growth of the game in Malaysia. The BMW Malaysian National Circuit is a platform for us to identify our future national tennis players. Once again, I would like to congratulate Ahmed Deedat and Choo Lyn Yee as the emerging champion of BMW Malaysian National Circuit Leg Three (3).”

The top 16 Malaysian players selected from all four legs of the BMW Malaysian National Circuit will compete against each other in the round-robin Masters to determine their Malaysian ranking and selection to the National Team for the following year.