Malaysia Open

  • Lee Westwood surges clear in Malaysia as Pablo Larrazabal dives for cover April 18, 2014

    Lee Westwood surged four shots clear at the halfway stage of the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Friday after an eventful second round where Spain's Pablo Larrazabal was forced to dive into a lake to avoid a swarm of hornets. The former world number one Englishman took his two-day total to...
  • Saina, Sindhu bow out of Malaysia Open Super Series January 16, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: India's campaign in the women's singles came to an end at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Super Series Premier badminton event after both Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu lost their respective second round matches in contrasting styles, here on Thursday. While Olympic bronze medallist Saina fought hard before going...
  • Fitagain Saina Nehwal opens 2014 at Malaysia Super Series January 13, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: After skipping seasonopening Korea Open due to fitness issues, a fitagain Saina Nehwal will now start her campaign in the USD 500,000 Malaysia Super Series Premier that starts with the qualifiers here on Tuesday. Saina, seeded eighth, had endured a tough season last year as she could not win...
  • PV Sindhu recalls her Malaysia Open triumph May 7, 2013

    The Hyderabadi girl won her maiden Grand Prix Gold title beating Singaporean fifth seed Juan Gu in the singles final of the Malaysia Open badminton last week. ...
  • PV Sindhu wins Malaysia Open badminton May 4, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: India's PV Sindhu lived up to her top billing by winning her maiden Grand Prix Gold title beating Singaporean fifth seed Juan Gu in the women's singles final of the $120,000 Malaysia Open badminton here Saturday. The Hyderabadi World No.13 won 2117, 1721, 2119 in one hour and 11...
  • P.V Sindhu advances into semifinals of Malaysia Open May 2, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Shuttler Sindhu reached the women's singles semifinals of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold here at the Juara Indoor Stadium by winning both her second round and quarterfinal matches on Thursday. Sindhu, who reached a career high of World No.13 Thursday, first overcame Ngan Yi Cheung of Hong Kong...
  • Top seed PV Sindhu eyes Malaysia Open title April 29, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu will be vying for her maiden level three title at the $120,000 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold where she is seeded no.1 in women's singles. The tournament, which kicks off here at the SUKPA Indoor Stadium on Tuesday, will see the 17yearold Sindhu take...
  • Caroline Wozniacki slips to shock defeat in Malaysia February 27, 2013

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki suffered one of her worst career defeats when she bowed out of the Malaysia Open to 186th-ranked Chinese qualifier Qiang Wang on Wednesday. The Dane, top seed at the event in Kuala Lumpur, cruised through the opening set of her first round clash and had...
  • Saina Nehwal sinks in semis of Malaysia Open January 19, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a shock straightgame defeat at the hands of world number 12 Tzu Ying Tai of Chinese Taipei in the semifinal to crash out of the Malaysia Open Super Series here on Saturday. World number two Saina was not in her elements as...
  • Saina sails into QFs, injured Kashyap crashes out January 17, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: On a day when she regained her World No. 2 status, Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal produced a dominant performance to cruise into the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open Super Series with a straightgame victory over Hong Kong's Pui Yin Yip here on Thursday. The 22yearold Saina, who...
  • Malaysia Open: Saina sails into 2nd round; PV Sindhu goes down fighting January 16, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal sailed into the second round of Malaysia Open after registering a straightset victory over Singapore's Gu Juan in the women's singles event on Wednesday. However, India's rising star PV Sindhu went down fighting to a higherranked Tine Baun of Denmark in her first round...
  • Saina Nehwal gets top billing in Malaysia Open January 14, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: The absence of top Chinese shuttlers has given India' s World No.3 Saina Nehwal top billing in the women's singles event at the $400,000 Malaysia Open Super Series beginning here Tuesday. Saina should cruise through the first two rounds here at the Putra Stadium. If all goes well for...
  • Lee Chong Wei claims Malaysia crown January 15, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: Men's World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and top women's player Yihan Wang won the singles title at the Malaysian Superseries badminton event here on Sunday. The Malaysian had little trouble in disposing of Japanese Kenichi Tago, beating him 216, 2113 to win his eighth Malaysian Open...
  • Saina goes down to world No. 1 in Malaysia semis January 14, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: India's Saina Nehwal lost to World No. 1 Yihan Wang of China in the women's singles semifinals at the Malaysia Open Super Series badminton event on Saturday. The loss was Saina's fifth in a row against Yihan, who has never lost to the Indian and beat her last in...
  • Saina storms into Malaysia Open final May 7, 2011

    Kuala Lumpur: Top seed Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stormed into the final of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold after scoring a convincing straight-game win over seventh seed Korean Ji Hyun Sung here on Saturday. Saina, who had made a shock first round exit at the Indian Open Super Series last...
  • Saina enters Malaysia Open quarters May 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal defeated Ayane Kurihara of Japan 21-14, 21-17 to move into the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold badminton at Alor Setar on Thursday. Saina will now take on Chinese qualifier Wang Lin, who upset another Japanese, seeded-sixth Eriko Hirose, 21-11, 21-15. Saina, who had a forgettable...
  • Saina enters second round of Malaysia Open May 4, 2011

    New Delhi: India's Saina Nehwal defeated Jiayuan Chen of Singapore 21-16, 21-12 to move into the second round of the women's singles event in the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold at Alor Setar on Wednesday. Top seeded Saina, who was upset in the first round of India Open Super Series last...
  • Atwal returns to Malaysia Open after injury February 3, 2010

    Kuala Lumpur: After giving it a slip last season due to a shoulder injury, two-time champion Arjun Atwal will return to tee up in the European and Asian Tour's co-sanctioned Maybank Malaysia Open golf tournament here this year. Apart from Atwal, who won the title in 2003 and 2008, PGA member...
  • Davydenko beats Verdasco to win Malaysia Open October 5, 2009

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko of Russia defeated Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-4, 7-5 to win the Malaysia Open on Sunday. Davydenko extended his record to 6-1 over Verdasco and gave him a third title this year. He also won the German Open in Hamburg and Croatia Open in Umag. "I played...