Tennis and general sports shopping in KUALA LUMPUR?

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  1. MAXXply

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    I will be visiting Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia over Xmas and New Year. What are some places to do some good tennis and general sports shopping? Can anyone suggest some places for:

    - Specialty tennis/racketsport retailers
    - General sporting goods chain/department stores (like Supersport Thailand)
    - Small mom and pop stores in Chinatown? (the kind of shops with faded posters on the walls)
    - Small independents inside KL shopping malls? (hopefully to find some dusty deadstock etc)

    I am staying near monorail Bukit Nanas. Willing to travel up to half an hour from city centre. Thanks for any tips.
     
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  2. MarrratSafin

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    Station1 top floor of Mid Valley Megamall last time I was there. For 'dusty deadstocks' Queenstown shopping mall in Singapore is a better bet..:)
     
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  3. mykoh

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    recently went to KL on a holiday but didn't find anything worth buying. racquets there are crazy expensive. there's a sports outlet store inside Berjaya Times Square and the stuff there's pretty reasonable, but if you're looking for tennis Singapore''s much better.
     
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  4. galain

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    Queensway in Singapore is a great place to find stuff if you can get down there for a day or two.

    Can't speak to KL except to say, enjoy the food!
     
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  5. MAXXply

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    Is Queenstown mall the same as Queensway? Or separate locations? Dang, looks like a side trip is in order.

    I don't expect to find bargains in KL and I'm not really on a mission to score some. I'm just interested in exploring the local retail sports and tennis scene and maybe find some unloved deadstock in some old guy's badminton shop in a back alley somewhere. I mainly plan to stuff myself with street/hawker food :)
     
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  6. tiangkim

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    Max, the normal shopping all selling racket at recommended retail price (RRP) and very limited selection, no stringing service... below are the pro shops selling at least 25% lower than RRP. You can google their address as well... good luck... china town no sportshop... mostly fake staffs like watches and LV....

    Samsport HQ
    2G/3G Jln Hentian 1A,
    Pusat Hentian Kajang,
    Jln Reko, 43300 Kajang,
    Selangor.
    Tel: 03 8734 8337/03 8737 0337
    PIC: Nicole

    Topper Sports ( Ampang Park , KL)
    03 - 21614223
    Opens daily fr 1130am till around 730pm

    Sportprises 79 ( Bangsar TMC, KL)
    03 - 20948495
    Opens daily fr 12noon till around 9pm. (closes early on sunday at 6pm)

    Ultimate Sports ( Ampang Point area, KL)
    03 - 42562833

    No.1 Racquet Shop ( Damansara Uptown, PJ )
    03 - 77284771

    Memory Sports ( Damansara Uptown, PJ ) - CLOSED FOR GOOD
    012 - 2950866

    Pacific Sports ( Atria Area, PJ )
    03 - 77276913

    Abd Hazli Zainuddin @ Tennis Town ( Duta Courts )
    012 - 6253630 ( Alia )

    Hock Eng ( Bangi, Selangor )
    019 - 2329981 ( Eddie )
    03 - 89 2222 73

    Mercury Sports ( Penang )
    04 - 2298608

    Ultimate Sports ( New World Park, Penang )
    04 - 2282080
     
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  7. tata

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    When i went around to KL i didnt find many sport stores. Perhaps you run into stadium sports in shopping centres but it's still expensive
     
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  8. MAXXply

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    ^^ Thank you tiangkim
     
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  9. MarrratSafin

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    Yes it is Queensway, misremembered, my bad.
     
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  10. tiangkim

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    Max, FYI these two below r d best in town in terms of selection and pricing, there are my regular shops too... most of the latest racket, string, shoes r thr:

    (Very near to KLCC, 1km away so is walking distance, reachable by underground train)
    Topper Sports ( Ampang Park , KL)
    03 - 21614223
    Opens daily fr 1130am till around 730pm

    (outskirt KL, about 20-30km away from downtown KL)
    Hock Eng ( Bangi, Selangor )
    019 - 2329981 ( Eddie )
    03 - 89 2222 73
     
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