Over 80 Young Stars Compete in the BMW Malaysian National Circuit Masters 2013

ncmasters03Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12th December 2013 – The BMW Malaysian National Circuit Masters, a platform to select the future National squad is taking place from the 16th to the 22nd of December 2013 at the Kompleks Tenis Tun Razak, Jalan Duta.

The Masters competition is the culmination of all BMW Malaysian National Circuit legs during the 2013 calendar year. The Circuit is open to both local and international players, however only the best Malaysian players from each leg will qualify to compete in the BMW Malaysian National Circuit Masters. The results of the masters will determine the female wildcard entries to the BMW Malaysian Open 2014 and also selection to other international tennis tournaments.

The BMW Malaysian National Circuit Masters will be broken into three categories for both men and women – 16 years and above, 16 years and under, 14 years and under. Players face off for their Malaysian ranking and the coveted spot in the National teams and various international competitions.

The BMW Malaysian National Circuit is an initiative that aims to nurture aspiring young tennis players in the country by providing them with a platform to develop their skills and take their game to the next level competing among peers and players from other countries.

Over 700 entries competed in the BMW Malaysian National Circuit in a knock-out competition vying for a prize purse of RM 30,000 per leg. Each leg of the BMW Malaysian National Circuit also carries Malaysian ranking points to determine their Malaysian ranking and selection into the National Team.

No stranger to the sport of tennis, BMW plays a vital role in the sport of tennis around the world and headlines leading events including The BMW Open in Munich, Germany. In Malaysia, BMW is the title sponsor of the leading ladies tennis tournament in the country, the BMW Malaysian Open, sanctioned by the WTA Tour. Through the National Circuit, BMW Group Malaysia continues to drive and enhance the growth of the game from the grassroots up.