Kei Nishikori

Tomas Berdych cuts season short with back problem

Tomas Berdych cuts season short with back problem

The 32-year-old world number 18 still had a remote chance of qualifying for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals for an eighth time.

Oct 19, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
Australian Open 'top of Serena's mind', says boss

Australian Open 'top of Serena's mind', says boss

Williams won this year`s Australian Open while pregnant, and she has spoken of her "outrageous" plans to play in Melbourne in 2018 -- just four-and-a-half months after giving birth to her baby girl.

Oct 10, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
Kei Nishikori in race to return for Australian Open

Kei Nishikori in race to return for Australian Open

Nishikori has dropped to 14th in the rankings after missing the U.S. Open, the final grand slam of the year, but is also entered to play in the Brisbane International, a warm-up for the year`s first major in Melbourne.

Oct 06, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

The 27-year-old world number nine becomes the latest of a clutch of high-ranked players to take time out from the sport due to injury.

Aug 17, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Wimbledon 2017, Day 5: Marin Cilic reaches fourth round without dropping a set, Kei Nishikori beaten

Wimbledon 2017, Day 5: Marin Cilic reaches fourth round without dropping a set, Kei Nishikori beaten

Bautista Agut will face stiffer opposition on Monday when he plays Croatia`s seventh seed Marin Cilic.  

Jul 08, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Wimbledon 2017, Day 3: Victoria Azarenka victorious as Kei Nishikori, Johanna Konta sweat

Wimbledon 2017, Day 3: Victoria Azarenka victorious as Kei Nishikori, Johanna Konta sweat

Former world number one Azarenka, playing her first Grand Slam tournament since giving birth to first child Leo in December, knocked out Russian 15th seed Elena Vesnina.

Jul 05, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
Wimbledon: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Sam Querrey bugged by flying ants

Wimbledon: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Sam Querrey bugged by flying ants

Several other players were also seen swatting away the ants, but French 12th seed Tsonga had an especially intimate encounter when one flew up his nose and another into his ear.

Jul 05, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal take Centre Court in round 2 at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal take Centre Court in round 2 at All England Club

Wimbledon order of play on the show courts at the All England Club on Wednesday, the third day of the 2017 championships (x denotes seeding):

Jul 05, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Kei Nishikori hopeful of playing Wimbledon 2017 despite hip injury

Kei Nishikori hopeful of playing Wimbledon 2017 despite hip injury

The 27-year-old Olympic bronze medallist had treatment courtside but in the end was forced to concede defeat.

Jun 23, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
French Open 2017: Andy Murray storms past Kei Nishikori into semi-final; unhappy with time violation rules

French Open 2017: Andy Murray storms past Kei Nishikori into semi-final; unhappy with time violation rules

World number one Murray reached the last four at Roland Garros for the fifth time with a 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/0), 6-1 win over Japanese eighth seed Nishikori.

Jun 08, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
French Open: Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up date with Stan Wawrinka in semi-finals

French Open: Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up date with Stan Wawrinka in semi-finals

Nishikori outdueled Murray in a five-set classic at last year`s US Open and looked capable of a repeat success as he rolled through the opening set.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
2017 French Open: Kei Nishikori sets up quarter-final date with World no. 1 Andy Murray

2017 French Open: Kei Nishikori sets up quarter-final date with World no. 1 Andy Murray

The Japanese star recovered from a dreadful start to beat veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in the French Open fourth round to reach a seventh Grand Slam quarter-final.

Jun 06, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic on track for French Open, sets up Juan Martin del Potro final clash

Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic on track for French Open, sets up Juan Martin del Potro final clash

Djokovic, beaten in the final by Britain`s Andy Murray last year, will now face Juan Martin del Potro in the quarters after the unseeded Argentinian`s third round 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win over Japanese seventh seed Kei Nishikori.

May 19, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
Madrid Open: Kei Nishikori injury sends Novak Djokovic through; Simona Halep rolls on

Madrid Open: Kei Nishikori injury sends Novak Djokovic through; Simona Halep rolls on

Nishikori is now also a major doubt for the Rome Masters next week with 10 days to go until the start of the French Open.

May 12, 2017, 20:15 PM IST
Miami Open: Fabio Fognini upsets second ranked Kei Nishikori, books semi-final date with Rafael Nadal

Miami Open: Fabio Fognini upsets second ranked Kei Nishikori, books semi-final date with Rafael Nadal

Nishikori earlier said he had not felt fully in top shape for the contest.

Mar 30, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Miami Open: Young gun Alexander Zverev shocks top-seed Stan Wawrinka; Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Kei Nishikori advance

Miami Open: Young gun Alexander Zverev shocks top-seed Stan Wawrinka; Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Kei Nishikori advance

Top seed Stan Wawrinka crashed out of the Miami Open on Tuesday falling 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 to German young gun Alexander Zverev, who booked his first Masters 1000 quarter-final.

Mar 29, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
Indian Wells Open: Roger Federer advances to semifinals after Nick Kyrgios pulls out due to illness

Indian Wells Open: Roger Federer advances to semifinals after Nick Kyrgios pulls out due to illness

Kyrgios became the first player in 8 years to beat Djokovic in back to back three events on the hard surface

Mar 18, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Rio Open: Top seed Kei Nishikori suffers first-round loss to Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci

Rio Open: Top seed Kei Nishikori suffers first-round loss to Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci

The Japanese world number five, was broken in the first game en route to losing the match in 79 minutes.

Feb 22, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Kei Nishikori suffers sixth successive final loss in Buenos Aires clay-court title match

Kei Nishikori suffers sixth successive final loss in Buenos Aires clay-court title match

Nishikori was seeking a 12th career crown but he will get another opportunity next week when he plays as top seed at the Rio clay-court tournament.

Feb 20, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Top seed Kei Nishikori storms into Buenos Aires final after hard-fought win over Carlos Berlocq

Top seed Kei Nishikori storms into Buenos Aires final after hard-fought win over Carlos Berlocq

The 27-year-old will be chasing his 12th career title on Sunday and third on clay after triumphs in Barcelona in 2014 and 2015.

Feb 19, 2017, 09:01 AM IST