2014 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur – Singles

João Sousa was the defending champion, but lost to Benjamin Becker in the first round.
Kei Nishikori won the title, defeating Julien Benneteau in the final, 7–6(7–4), 6–4.

Singles
2014 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur
ChampionJapan Kei Nishikori
Runner-upFrance Julien Benneteau
Final score7–6(7–4), 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
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SeedsEdit

The top four seeds receive a bye into the second round.

01.    Kei Nishikori (Champion)
02.    Ernests Gulbis (Semifinals)
03.    Leonardo Mayer (Second round)
04.    Julien Benneteau (Final)
05.    Pablo Cuevas (Quarterfinals)
06.    João Sousa (First round)
07.    Pablo Andújar (Quarterfinals)
08.    Nick Kyrgios (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Kei Nishikori 6 4 6
  Jarkko Nieminen 3 6 2
1   Kei Nishikori 77 6
4   Julien Benneteau 644
4   Julien Benneteau 6 6
2   Ernests Gulbis 4 4

Top halfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   K Nishikori 6 6
WC   O Jasika 6 5 3   R Ram 2 3
  R Ram 4 7 6 1   K Nishikori 6 6
  G Soeda 6 6   M Matosevic 3 0
Q   K Takeuchi 2 1   G Soeda 654
  M Matosevic 77 77   M Matosevic 77 6
8   N Kyrgios 6463 1   K Nishikori 6 4 6
  J Nieminen 3 6 2
3   L Mayer 654
Q   P Oswald 1 2   J Nieminen 77 6
  J Nieminen 6 6   J Nieminen 6 6
  M Jaziri 6 4 2 7   P Andújar 3 4
  M Przysiężny 4 6 6   M Przysiężny 4 78 3
  G Burquier 2 4 7   P Andújar 6 666
7   P Andújar 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5   P Cuevas 6 77
PR   J Melzer 4 61 5   P Cuevas 3 7 7
  H Moriya 661   I Dodig 6 5 5
  I Dodig 78 6 5   P Cuevas 3 77 4
WC   F Krajinović 6 6 4   J Benneteau 6 636
WC   T Daniel 2 4 WC   F Krajinović 4 3
4   J Benneteau 6 6
4   J Benneteau 6 6
6   J Sousa 612 2   E Gulbis 4 4
  B Becker 77 6   B Becker 6 77
  B Tomic 4 6 67   P-H Herbert 4 64
  P-H Herbert 6 3 79   B Becker 3 5
Q   J Ward 4 6 652   E Gulbis 6 7
Q   P Petzschner 6 3 77 Q   P Petzschner 3 77 1
2   E Gulbis 6 636

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

01.    James Ward (Qualified)
02.    Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (Qualifying competition)
03.    Takuto Niki (Qualifying competition)
04.    Kento Takeuchi (Qualified)
05.    Philipp Petzschner (Qualified)
06.    Bumpei Sato (Qualifying competition)
07.    N Vijay Sundar Prashanth (Qualifying competition)
08.    Oliver Marach (Second round, retired)

QualifiersEdit

Qualifying drawEdit

First qualifierEdit

Second Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   James Ward 6 6
WC   Hao Sheng Koay 0 0
1   James Ward 6 6
7   N Vijay Sundar Prashanth 2 1
  John Peers 646 1
7   N Vijay Sundar Prashanth 77 4 6

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
2   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 6 6
  Joe Cooper 3 3   Stefan Merunka 0 0
  Stefan Merunka 6 6 2   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 5 2
WC   Muhammad-Ashaari Bin Zainal Abidin 3 3 5   Philipp Petzschner 7 6
  Scott Lipsky 6 6   Scott Lipsky 4 4
5   Philipp Petzschner 6 6

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
3   Takuto Niki 6 6
WC   Syed Mohd Agil Syed Naguib 6 6 WC   Syed Mohd Agil Syed Naguib 3 0
WC   Mohd Assri Merzuki 0 3 3   Takuto Niki 3 6 3
  Santiago González 4 3   Philipp Oswald 6 3 6
  Philipp Oswald 6 6   Philipp Oswald 3
8   Oliver Marach 0r

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
4   Kento Takeuchi 6 6
  Mithun Murali 4 6 2   Singekrawee Wattanakul 2 3
  Singekrawee Wattanakul 6 3 6 4   Kento Takeuchi 7 6
6   Bumpei Sato 5 3
  Deivids Juška 3 2
6   Bumpei Sato 6 6

ReferencesEdit