BMW Group Malaysia today announced the entry of Japan’s Kimiko Date-Krumm, a veteran on the WTA Tour, along with Czech Republic’s, Kristyna Pliskova who will compete at the BMW Malaysian Open that will take place at the Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) from the 14th – 20th of April 2014.
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The fully sanctioned tournament by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) will see 32 players and 16 teams compete for the singles and doubles title and a prize purse of USD 250,000. The tournament will also host a qualifier for 24 players leading into the Main Draw.

“BMW Group Malaysia has been supporting the tournament for four years with the aim to raise the profile of tennis in Malaysia. We are now close to achieving our goal and believe that the BMW Malaysian Open 2014 will be nothing short of an excellent event. With players like Kimiko, and Kristyna joining stars like Venus Williams and Dominika Cibulkova, we know the tournament will display some intense and exciting matches” Dr. Gerhard Pils, President & CEO, BMW Group Malaysia said during the announcement of the player entries.

BMW also announced Alyssa Boey, a product of the BMW Malaysian National Circuit as the wildcard entry for the BMW Malaysian Open. An upcoming talent under the International Tennis Federation (ITF), Alyssa was handpicked by the Lawn Tennis Association of Malaysia (LTAM) to represent the country as a wildcard in the qualifying round.