2011 Malaysian Open

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This article is on the WTA Tour event. For the ATP World Tour tournament see 2011 Proton Malaysian Open.

2011 Malaysian Open
Date February 28 – March 6
Edition 2nd
Category International tournament
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Australia Jelena Dokić
Russia Dinara Safina / Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
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The 2011 BMW Malaysian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the second edition of the Malaysian Open and was an International tournament on the 2011 WTA Tour. This was also be the first edition of the tournament to be sponsored by BMW. The tournament took place from February 28 to March 6 at the Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country Resort.

The event was headlined by the participation of World No. 5 and French Open reigning champion Francesca Schiavone, World No. 15 Marion Bartoli, former World No. 1 Dinara Safina, the defending champion and World No. 22, Alisa Kleybanova and World No. 30 Lucie Šafářová among others.



Country Player Ranking1 Seeding
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 5 1
 FRA Marion Bartoli 18 2
 RUS Alisa Kleybanova 20 3
 AUS Jarmila Groth 31 4
 CZE Lucie Šafářová 35 5
 JPN Ayumi Morita 48 6
 JPN Kimiko Date-Krumm 53 7
 SRB Bojana Jovanovski 55 8
  • 1 Rankings as of February 21, 2011.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



Australia Jelena Dokić defeated Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová, 2–6, 7–6(11–9), 6–4.

  • It was Dokić's first title of the year, and the sixth of her career. It was her first title since winning Birmingham in 2002.


Russia Dinara Safina / Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva defeated Thailand Noppawan Lertcheewakarn / Australia Jessica Moore, 7–5, 2–6, [10–5].

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