Malaysian Open

  • Leander Paes-Marcin Matkowski win Malaysian Open title Yesterday

    Kuala Lumpur: Veteran Indian star Leander Paes, who skipped Asian Games to get some valuable ranking points, vindicated his decision by lifting the ATP Malaysian Open with new partner Marcin Matkowski on Sunday. The fourth seeded Indo-Polish pair rallied to beat the second seeded Briton-Australian combo of Jamie Murray and John...
  • Kei Nishikori beats Julien Benneteau to win Malaysian Open Yesterday

    Japan's Kei Nishikori picked up his third title of a breakout year by downing France's Julien Benneteau 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the Malaysian Open final on Sunday. The world number eight, who reached the final of the US Open last time out, fought through a tricky tiebreak before sealing a pivotal...
  • Kei Nishikori, Julien Benneteau reach Malaysian Open final 2 days ago

    Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the final of the Malaysian Open on Saturday. Playing in his first tournament since reaching the US Open final, Nishikori converted six of his 13 break points and fired eight aces to defeat Nieminen in 1...
  • Nishikori crushes Matosevic to reach Malaysian Open semis 3 days ago

    Kei Nishikori outclassed Australia's Marinko Matosevic 6-3, 6-0 in little more than an hour to reach the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Friday. The US Open runner-up sprayed winners past the big-serving Matosevic to book a last four clash with Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen who eased past seventh seed Pablo...
  • Kei Nishikori, Ernest Gulbis roll into Malaysian Open semis 3 days ago

    Top-seeded Kei Nishikori rubbed out Marinko Matosevic of Australia 6-3, 6-0 for the third time this year in the Malaysian Open quarter-finals on Friday. Nishikori fended off the only break point he faced, and broke Matosevic five times. The US Open finalist will play Jarkko Nieminen of Finland for the first time...
  • Julien Benneteau reaches semi-finals at Malaysian Open 3 days ago

    Fourth-seeded Julien Benneteau of France beat fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open on Friday. Benneteau is bidding to reach the final for a third straight year. He has yet to win an ATP singles title. He broke Cuevas four times, and...
  • Jarkko Nieminen beats Leonardo Mayer to advance at Malaysian Open 4 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Jarkko Nieminen of Finland upset third-seeded Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 7-6 (5), 6-4 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Malaysian Open on Thursday. The 33-year-old Nieminen won without facing a break point and will next face seventh-seeded Pablo Andujar of Spain, who beat Michal Przysiezny of Poland 6-4,...
  • Kei Nishikori reaches quarter-finals of Malaysian Open 5 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Rajeev Ram of the United States 6-2, 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the Malaysian Open on Wednesday. Nishikori, in his first match since reaching the final of the US Open, broke the unseeded Ram four times to set up a quarter-final clash...
  • Need to be patient and relaxed to win away from home: Lahiri April 21, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Looking to win his first Asian Tour title outside the comfort zone of home turf, Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri says he just needs to be patient and relaxed to achieve the target. The 26-year-old finished tied 10th at the star-studded Maybank Malaysian Open on Sunday and he was also...
  • Dominika Cibulkova to play Donna Vekic in Malaysian Open final April 19, 2014

    Malaysia: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia overcame a fighting Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 in the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday. Cibulkova won her second successive match from a set down and will play seventh-seeded Donna Vekic of Croatia in Sunday's final. Cibulkova, who reached...
  • Lahiri picks up valuable lessons at Malaysian Open golf April 19, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: India's Anirban Lahiri picked up some valuable lessons en route to the day's joint lowest score following a superb six-under-par 66 at the Maybank Malaysian Open on Saturday. After opening with two uneventful 72s at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club, the EurAsia Cup star burst into life...
  • Lee Westwood's lead at Malaysian Open golf down to 1 stroke April 20, 2014

    Lee Westwood saw his four-shot lead trimmed to just one on Saturday after a bogey at the final hole on day three of the Malaysian Open. Westwood had a third-round 71 for a three-round total of 14-under 202 but is only one shot ahead of English compatriot Andy Sullivan, who had...
  • Dominika Cibulkova reaches Malaysian Open semis April 18, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia rallied to beat Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Friday and reach the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open. The 10th-ranked Cibulkova saved 20 break points to prevail over her sixth-seeded opponent after more than 2 ½ hours. Cibulkova will play third-seeded Karolina Pliskova...
  • Cibulkova reaches Malaysian Open quarterfinals April 17, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia needed just over an hour to beat Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of Malaysian Open. Third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic also advanced, beating Ying-Ying Duan of China 6-1, 6-3 to set up a quarterfinal against...
  • Lee Westwood takes early lead at Malaysian Open golf April 17, 2014

    Determined to end a two-year title drought, Lee Westwood opened with a 65 on Thursday to take an early lead at the Malaysian Open. Westwood had a bogey at the par-five 10th, his first hole, but birdied four of his closing five holes to finish the first round at 7 under. No....
  • Anirban Lahiri fired up for Malaysian Open April 8, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: A fine performance at the inaugural EurAsia Cup has boosted his confidence and Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri believes he will have an edge in next week's Maybank Malaysian Open where he is aiming for a fourth Asian Tour victory. Lahiri defeated Victor Dubuisson of France 2 and 1 in...
  • Joao Sousa seals first ATP win for Portugal September 29, 2013

    Unheralded Joao Sousa completed a fairytale run at the Malaysian Open on Sunday when he beat France's Julien Benneteau 26 75 64 in the final to become the first Portuguese to win an ATP Tour title. The 24yearold, ranked 77th in the world, fell flat on his back in delight after...
  • Jeev drops to 17th, Shiv 22nd, Kiradech wins title in Malaysia March 24, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Jeev Milkha Singh was unable to carry on from where he had left on Saturday as he signed off tied 17th at the Maybank Malaysian Open after ending with a third and final round of 68, here on Sunday. Jeev dropped from overnight 10th and finished six shots...
  • Outside chance for Jeev, lies three behind leader in Malaysia March 23, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Jeev Milkha Singh gave himself an outside chance to make a bid for the Maybank Malaysian Open with a fine run of fiveunder through 11 holes in the third round of the tournament that has now been reduced to 54 holes. Sixtime winner on Asian tour and Fourtime...
  • Kiradech leads in Malaysia, Donald misses first European cut March 23, 2013

    Bighitting Thai Kiradech Aphibarnrat took a twoshot lead at the halfway stage of the Malaysian Open on Saturday as world number three Luke Donald missed his first cut on the European Tour. Kiradech returned to the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club to card a fourunderpar 68 in the second...
  • Jeev tied 26th on yet another day hit by thunderstorms March 22, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Jeev Milkha Singh was a relieved man despite having to play 27 holes on Friday as he finished the day tied 26th before rains drew a premature curtain to the second day's play at the Maybank Malaysian Open golf tournament here. Jeev knows he can get extra rest without...
  • Kiradech retains lead in weatherhit Malaysian Open March 22, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Bighitting Thai Kiradech Aphibarnrat birdied his last hole of the day to retain his lead on day two of the weatherhit Malaysian Open on Friday. For the second successive day, thunderstorms led to delays and the Thai had turned in a threeunderpar 33 after nine holes of his...
  • Jeev three-under on rain-hit first day at Malaysian Open March 21, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Jeev Milkha Singh was lying 15th after dropping a bogey on the ninth hole for a three-under, when play was suspended due to rain in the first round of the Maybank Malaysian Open here on Thursday. Only three of the nine Indians had finished their first round with Shiv...
  • Luke Donald off to a struggling start in Kuala Lumpur March 21, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Luke Donald's Malaysian Open debut got off to a feeble start on Thursday with the world number three, the biggest name in the $2.75 million European Tour event, carding an opening round two-over-par 74. The Briton arrived from the US on Tuesday morning following his tied fourth-place finish in...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar ranked India's top player in world rankings March 19, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Gaganjeet Bhullar is now the top Indian golfer in world rankings as he achieved a career-best ranking of 85 after his runner-up finish at the Avantha Masters last Sunday. Bhullar's previous best was 88th achieved towards the end of last year. Jeev Milkha Singh, who once ranked in the...
  • Unseeded Czech Karolina Pliskova wins Malaysian Open March 4, 2013

    Unseeded Czech Karolina Pliskova won her maiden WTA singles title beating American wildcard entrant Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the Malaysian Open final on Sunday. The 20-year-old, playing her first singles final, dropped her first set in the tournament but rallied past Mattek-Sands 1-6 7-5 6-3. "I was a little nervous at the...
  • Donald to play in Malaysian Open January 8, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: World No.2 Luke Donald has confirmed his participation for the 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open golf that will be held here March 2124. The Maybank Malaysian Open 2013 is regarded as the most prestigious golf event in the country and a leading national open in the region. The event has...
  • Woods is still very popular, says Ryder Cup teammate October 24, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: Tiger Woods has found himself somewhat overshadowed by Rory McIlroy's glittering rise to the top of world golf, but Woods' Ryder Cup team mate Jason Dufner says the 14times major winner has not lost any of his lustre. While McIlroy is in China this week to compete in the...
  • Monaco wins in Malaysia for year's fourth title November 16, 2012

    Kuala Lampur: Argentine Juan Monaco battled for more than three hours to defeat Frenchman Julien Benneteau 75 46 63 in the Malaysian Open final on Sunday for his fourth ATP title of the year. Monaco, ranked 11th in the world, kept alive his hopes of qualifying for November's seasonending World Tour...
  • Sanam Singh loses to Davydenko at Malaysian Open September 26, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: Former World No. 3 Nikolay Davydenko overpowered Sanam Singh of India to reach the second round of the Malaysian Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday. The 31yearold Russian beat Singh 75, 64 to set up a secondround clash with Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin, who upset sixth seed Pablo Andujar of...