Kuala Lumpur Open

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This article is about the Kuala Lumpur Open tennis tournament. For the squash tournament, see Kuala Lumpur Open Squash Championships.

The Kuala Lumpur Open is a defunct, ATP Tour affiliated tennis tournament. It was played from 1993–1995 and held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was played on hard court in 1993 and on indoor carpet courts from 1994 to 1995. It was an event on the ATP World Series, replacing the Singapore Open for this period.

Two tournaments were held in 1993, in January (won by Richie Reneberg) and September (won by Michael Chang). Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis won the doubles title together in three successive tournaments - 1993 (twice) and 1994.



Year Champions Runners-up Score
1993 (Jan.) United States Richey Reneberg France Olivier Delaître 6–3, 6–1
1993 (Oct.) United States Michael Chang Sweden Jonas Svensson 6–0, 6–4
1994 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh Russia Andrei Olhovskiy 7–6, 2–6, 6–4
1995 Chile Marcelo Ríos Australia Mark Philippoussis 7–6, 6–2


Year Champions Runners-up Score
1993 (Jan.) Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Sweden Henrik Holm
Norway Bent-Ove Pedersen
7–5, 6–3
1993 (Oct.) Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Lars-Anders Wahlgren
7–5, 4–6, 7–6
1994 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Lars-Anders Wahlgren
6–0, 7–5
1995 United States John McEnroe
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
7–5, 6–4

Kuala Lumpur again started hosting a professional tennis event in 2009, namely the Proton Malaysian Open, which is currently part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour


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