Sep 25, 2009

Malaysian Open 2009

Nineteen top world men's tennis players ranked between eighth to 64th in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, have confirmed their participation in the inaugural Malaysian Open, one of the ATP World Tour 250 series, to be held at the indoor Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil from September 26 till October 4.

Two players from the top 10s, Nikolay Davdenko (Russia, ranked world 8th) and Fernando Verdasco (Spain, 10th); while five players are from the top 20s, Robin Soderling (Sweden, 11th), Fernando Gonzalez (Chile, 12th), Gael Monfils (France, 13th), Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic, 18th) and David Ferrer (Spain, 19th).

The rest are Dmitry Tursunov (Russia, 32th), Feliciano Lopez (Spain, 36th), Richard Gasquet (France, 38th), Lleyton Hewitt (Australia, 42th), Igor Kunitsyn (Russia, 43th), Martin Vassallo Arguello (Argentina, 49th), Kristof Vliegen (Belgium, 50th), Jose Acasuso (Argentina, 51st), Florent Serra (France,56th), Andrey Golubev (Kazahakstan, 57rd),Christophe Rochus (Belgium, 60th) and Mihail Youzhny (Russia, 64th).

The qualifying draw will have 32 places with three places reserved for wild cards holders, two of which will be allocated to Malaysian-based players to be chosen by the Lawn Tennis Association of Malaysia.

The Malaysian Open offers a total prize money of USD947,750 or RM3.31 million.


Putra Haikaz said...

salam cikgu ingat saya lagi tak... amin satu kelas dengan nazhi dulu..

Cikgu Rozaini said...

Ingat... but you look totally different.... dah mature