A trip to Kuala Lumpur is always an exciting prospect, but mixing in a world class tennis event pushes the excitement over the edge. The Malaysian Open is quickly becoming an unmissable event for international tennis fans and is a thrilling prospect for tennis world tours. A combination of amazing tennis and a chance to catch stars of the future make the Malaysian Open a wonderful event, so make sure you get tickets at StubHub.
A history of the Malaysian Open
The men's competition began in 2009 drawing in crowds numbering in the thousands ever since. Played indoors on hard courts the men's Malaysian Open is for every tennis player, so you'll only catch a good range of players rather than just players proficient on clay or grass courts. Malaysian Open tickets give you a great chance to watch wonderful tennis in comfortable indoor conditions, there is no need to worry about what the weather has planned.
Beginning in 2010 the women's Malaysian Open, in contrast to the men's open, is played outdoors on hard courts. Outdoor hard courts differ from indoor hard courts and give the chance to catch matches with high bouncing spinning serves and volleys. It's this combination of play that's making the Malaysian Open an increasingly popular event.
See the global tennis stars of the future
Winners of the men's competition have recently included David Ferrer and Kei Nishikori and Treat Huey with Henri Kontinen winning the doubles competition. Recently Australia has dominated the women's open with Australian Ashleigh Barty winning both the singles and doubles with fellow Australian Vasey Dellacqua. In the past few years, the women's open has been hosted by the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club giving the women's open a sumptuous and glamorous feel. This is just one more reason why Malaysian Open tickets are becoming hot property.
Other similar events
Badminton is a massive sport in Malaysia and the Malaysian Badminton Open draws huge crowds. If you are in the region, then perhaps you should give this sport a try. There are Badminton Opens held in Indonesia and Thailand to try as well. A great wealth of tennis championships are held on outdoor hard courts, but fewer are held on indoor hard courts. There are opens held in Moscow, Paris and Stockholm that are all on indoor hard courts. The finals of some World Tour Finals are held on indoor hard courts as well.