MALAYSIAN OPEN

  • Anirban Lahiri wins Malaysian Open from Wiesberger February 8, 2015

    Kuala Lampur: India's Anirban Lahiri won the Malaysian Open on Sunday after firing a final round 4-under 68 to beat Austria's Bernd Wiesberger by one shot at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. Starting the day five shots behind Wiesberger, Lahiri carded six birdies and two bogeys to finish on...
  • Anirban Lahiri moves into contention at Malaysian Open February 7, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri charged into contention at the $3 million Maybank Malaysian Open, shooting a stunning 10-under-par 62 on Saturday to trail third round leader Bernd Wiesberger of Austria by five shots. Lahiri, who finished second on the 2014 Asian Tour Order of Merit, fired 10 birdies which...
  • Golfer Chowrasia roars back, five Indians miss cut in Malaysia February 6, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer S.S.P Chowrasia sparkled with a five-under 67 to share the 29th position with compatriot Shiv Kapur, while Anirban Lahiri finished joint 21st after the second round of the Malaysian Open at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club on Friday. Chowrasia made amends for his four-over 76...
  • Bernd Wiesberger takes lead at Malaysian Open February 6, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Austria's Bernd Wiesberger fired a 6-under 66 in Friday's second round of the Malaysian Open to take the clubhouse lead. Wiesberger picked up four shots on the inward nine to move to 8-under 136 at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. The two-time winner on the European Tour was...
  • Indian golfers struggle in Malaysian Open February 5, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfers struggled on the first day of the Malaysian Open as Anirban Lahiri and Shiv Kapur finished joint 16th and tied 39th, respectively, at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club on Thursday. Lahiri hit five birdies against three bogeys to card two-under 70. The 27-year-old was the...
  • Lee Westwood, Graeme McDowell take early lead at Malaysian Open February 5, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Defending champion Lee Westwood and major winner Graeme McDowell shared the clubhouse lead in Thursday's opening round of the Malaysian Open. Westwood, who romped to a seven-shot victory last year, again thrived at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club, mixing seven birdies with one bogey to record a...
  • Lahiri, Atwal to lead Indian challenge in Malaysian Open golf February 4, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: In-form Anirban Lahiri and Arjun Atwal will lead the Indian challenge at the $3 million Malaysian Open starting Thursday at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club here. Gaganjeet Bhullar, Jeev Milkha Singh, Jyoti Randhawa, Rashid Khan, S.S.P. Chowrasia and Shiv Kapur are the other Indians in the fray...
  • Golfer Anirban Lahiri ready for Malaysian Open February 3, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Anirban Lahiri was "scared" when he made his Maybank Malaysian Open debut five years ago but the star Indian golfer tees up at the Asian Tour's season-opening $3 million showpiece on Thursday as one of the top contenders at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club's West course. Following...
  • Anirban Lahiri seeks world rankings boost at Maybank Malaysian Open January 21, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Aiming to boost his position on the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR), India's star golfer Anirban Lahiri has set his eyes on the Maybank Malaysian Open crown next month. Currently ranked 68th in the world, Lahiri is pushing hard to break into top 50 a week prior to The...
  • Leander Paes-Marcin Matkowski win Malaysian Open title September 28, 2014

    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 September 28, 2014

    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 September 27, 2014

    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 September 27, 2014

    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 September 26, 2014

    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 September 26, 2014

    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 September 25, 2014

    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 September 24, 2014

    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 19, 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...