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The 2010 Golden Horses Health Sanctuary Malaysian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the inaugural edition of the Malaysian Open and was an International tournament on the WTA Tour. The event took place from February 22 to February 28 at the Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country Resort.

2010 Malaysian Open
DateFebruary 22 – February 28
CategoryInternational tournament
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan / China Zheng Jie
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The event was headlined by the participation of World No. 7 and Olympic champion Elena Dementieva in the main draw. Other participants include recent Australian Open semi-finalists, World No. 10 Li Na and World No. 20 Zheng Jie and last years Wimbledon quarter-finalist and Family Circle Cup champion, Sabine Lisicki.



Country Player Ranking1 Seeding
  RUS Elena Dementieva 7 1
  CHN Li Na 10 2
  CHN Zheng Jie 20 3
  RUS Alisa Kleybanova 31 4
  HUN Melinda Czink 44 5
  AUT Sybille Bammer 50 6
  SVK Magdaléna Rybáriková 53 7
  BLR Olga Govortsova 56 8
  • 1 Rankings as of February 15, 2010.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



  Alisa Kleybanova defeated   Elena Dementieva 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Kleybanova's 1st career title.


  Chan Yung-jan /   Zheng Jie defeated   Anastasia Rodionova /   Arina Rodionova 6–7(4–7), 6–2, [10–7]

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