The second Superseries Premier event of the year – Maybank Malaysia Open -- will boast a stellar field in singles as all top eight male and female players, including 2013 winner Tai Tzu Ying
, head out vying for the 2015 titles in front of the incredibly supportive fans at the Putra Stadium next week from Mar 31 to Apr 5.
Tai is the 2013 winner of the Malaysia Open.
(Check out Tai's brand new Spring shoe --- SH-A920
, currently ranked number six in the world and the 7th seed of the event, however, will have a tough path if she is to repeat her 2013 success. Tai will square off against Zhang Beiwen representing the U.S. in Wednesday’s first round actions, and will likely have to go head-to-head with Sun Yu, the tall and fast-rising Chinese, in the second round. The quarter sits number 3 seed Saina Nehwal from India.
Tai made the semis of 2015 All England Open in her first tournament using VICTOR HX-800 racket
Top-seeded Lee Yong Dae
/Yoo Yeon Seong
, and Kim Gi Jung/Kim Sa Rang of Korea, 2012 winner Lee Sheng Mu
, and 2014 winner, local pride Goh V Shem
will carry Team VICTOR’s hopes to take the win in Men’s Doubles. Last year, Goh teamed up with Lim Khim Wah and knocked down some high-profile teams of Boe/Morgensen and Chai/Hong to lift the championship. Goh
will start his campaign this year with Tan Wee Kiong.
COME VISIT VICTOR AND GET AN AUTOGRAPH
VICTOR will be opening an on-site retail booth and holding daily autograph sessions in the Putra Stadium, the venue of the 2015 Maybank Malaysia Open. List of Team VICTOR players scheduled for the autograph sessions (subject to change due to daily order of play or player personal schedule):
Tan Aik Quan/Lai Pei Jing;
First 50 fans attending each session can get our free special posters to hold signings. But please do note that players or teams are scheduled to stay for 10-15 minutes for each session and will not sign on items of competitive brands.
won it on home turf last year in the men's doubles with Lim.
Lee (R) and Yoo of Korea will be the top seeds in men's doubles.
Third-seeded Taipei veteran Lee Sheng Mu
will look for another taste of victory after the 2012 win.