Kuala Lumpur Open

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Kuala Lumpur Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Tour ATP Tour
Founded 1993
Abolished 1995
Editions 4
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Surface Hard (1993)
Carpet (1994–95)

The Kuala Lumpur Open is a defunct, ATP Tour affiliated men's 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. Four Malaysian Players was banned for participating in the Bridgestone Open that was simultaneous with the Kuala Lumpur Open as the Bridgestone Tournament wasn't sanctioned by LTAM. The Players that was banned for playing in that ATP unsanctioned Tournament were - V.Selvam , Mon Prince Sudesh , Martin.A and A.Lourdesamy. V.Selvam's banned was lifted after two years by LTAM.

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.

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

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

Doubles[edit]

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 Patrick McEnroe
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
7–5, 6–4

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