Mini Tennis At KLCC For The BMW Malaysian Open 2013

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Ayumi Morita meet and greet the fans

The much anticipated BMW Malaysian Open 2013 – Malaysia’s premier international women’s tennis event – begins this week at the Royal Selangor Golf Course (RSGC). The fun however began early at Esplanade KLCC with a mini tennis event for the public. Starting from 10.00am daily from the 21st – 24th of February,members of the public caught a glimpse of the actual tournament experience through a ‘mini’ game of tennis that was put together to promote the BMW Malaysian Open with the support of official partners Jetstar and Dunlop Sport. Fans also enjoyed various activities, promotions and exhibitions at Esplanade KLCC.

Lucky fans also get a chance to meet their favourite stars as was the case today when World No.29, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and top player, Ayumi Morita of Japan made a special appearance at Esplanade KLCC for an autograph session with their fans.

The players will be in action at the BMW Malaysian Open 2013 from 25th Februaryto 3rd March, 2013 at the Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) competing for a prize purse of US$235,000, watches courtesy of Ball Watch Company, Jeroboam of champagne by Moet & Chandon and valuable World Ranking Points. The tournament is promoted and organized by the Lawn Tennis Association of Malaysia (LTAM) and Carbon Worldwide Sdn Bhd with BMW as the title sponsor and sanctioned by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).