TENNIS: David Ferrer confirms his participation for the Malaysian Open!
World #3 David Ferrer is all set to lead the charge at the Malaysian Open 2013, after the Spanish confirmed his participation for the prestigious tournament.
According to the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the official governing body of men’s tennis in present era, David Ferrer will participate at this tournament, which will be held in September this year. Switzerland’s top-ranked player after Roger Federer - Stanislas Wawrinka and defending champion Juan Monaco would be the other big names to watch out for.
“Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur as our country celebrates ‘Visit Malaysia Year 2014’, it is only fitting that David Ferrer, the world’s third-ranked player, has already confirmed his participation, along with our popular defending Champion Juan Monaco of Argentina and a new face for us in Kuala Lumpur, Stanislas Wawrinka. The tournament has established itself as a fan favourite; a favourite amongst players and is one of the most televised and marketed ATP 250’s on the Tour. This tournament showcases Malaysia in the finest possible light and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia, is proud of what has been achieved in such a short time and looks forward to even greater domestic and worldwide promotional success in the years ahead,” Malaysia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture - Seri Mohamed Nazri bin Abdul Aziz, was quoted as saying in a press conference.
David Ferrer, who reached the finals of the French Open this year, is raring to perform at this ATP 250 event.
“I am looking forward to come back to Kuala Lumpur, I have had a very good time last year, no, and I hope, maybe, I will do more good results when I come back,” Ferrer stated after confirming his participation.
It would be interesting to see, who walks away with the cake!