Kei Nishikori `better than Novak Djokovic`, says former mentor
Kei Nishikori `better than Novak Djokovic`, says former mentor

Japan`s Kei Nishikori has the ability to reach the summit of men`s tennis and is technically already better than world number one Novak Djokovic, according to his former mentor.

Kei Nishikori seals second title in Barcelona
Kei Nishikori seals second title in Barcelona

Japan`s Kei Nishikori claimed his second consecutive Barcelona Open title on Sunday with a hard-fought 6-4, 6-4 over Spaniard Pablo Andujar.

Kei Nishikori cruises past Martin​ Klizan into Barcelona final
Kei Nishikori cruises past Martin​ Klizan into Barcelona final

Reigning champion Kei Nishikori booked his place in the Barcelona Open final with a 6-1, 6-2 thrashing of Slovakia`s Martin Klizan on Saturday.

Kei Nishikori beats Roberto Bautista​ to make Barcelona Open semis
Kei Nishikori beats Roberto Bautista​ to make Barcelona Open semis

Reigning champion Kei Nishikori moved into the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open with 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday.

`Awful` Rafael Nadal stunned by Fabio Fognini in Barcelona
`Awful` Rafael Nadal stunned by Fabio Fognini in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal`s stuttering season continued as he was stunned 6-4, 7-6 (8/6) by Italy`s Fabio Fognini at the Barcelona Open on Thursday.

Kei Nishikori, David Ferrer ease into Barcelona quarters
Kei Nishikori, David Ferrer ease into Barcelona quarters

Defending champion Kei Nishikori thrashed Colombian 15th seed Santiago Giraldo 6-2, 6-1 to move into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday in a repeat of last year`s final.

Kei Nishikori storms into Barcelona quarters
Kei Nishikori storms into Barcelona quarters

Defending champion Kei Nishikori thrashed Colombian 15th seed Santiago Giraldo 6-2, 6-1 to move into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday.

Rafael Nadal comfortably passes Nicolas Almagro test in Barcelona
Rafael Nadal comfortably passes Nicolas Almagro test in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal eased past Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-3 6-1 to reach the Barcelona Open third round on Wednesday as he began his bid for a ninth title on the clay in the Catalan capital.

Nishikori cruises, Almagro sets up Nadal rematch in ​Barcelona
Nishikori cruises, Almagro sets up Nadal rematch in ​Barcelona

Defending champion Kei Nishikori cruised into the third round of the Barcelona Open with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili on Tuesday.

Andy Murray third in ATP rankings, Rafael Nadal slips to fifth
Andy Murray third in ATP rankings, Rafael Nadal slips to fifth

Beaten Miami finalist Andy Murray moved into third spot of the ATP rankings published Monday as Rafael Nadal slipped back two places to fifth, his worst position in two years.

Miami Open: Novak Djokovic holds off David Ferrer to book semi-final clash with John Isner
Miami Open: Novak Djokovic holds off David Ferrer to book semi-final clash with John Isner

Novak Djokovic recovered from a slow start and had to battle at the end to overcome tenacious Spaniard David Ferrer on Thursday to reach the Miami Masters semi-finals.

John Isner breezes by Kei Nishikori into Miami semis
John Isner breezes by Kei Nishikori into Miami semis

Big-hitting American John Isner blasted his way to a 6-4 6-3 win over Japan`s Kei Nishikori on Thursday and into the semi-finals of the Miami Open.

Andy Murray dumps Austria's Dominic Thiem to reach Miami semis
Andy Murray dumps Austria's Dominic Thiem to reach Miami semis

Third-seed Andy Murray recovered from an early setback to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 3-6 6-4 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the Miami Open where he will face Czech Tomas Berdych.

Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic reach last 16 in Miami Open
Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic reach last 16 in Miami Open

Defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated Belgium`s Steve Darcis 6-0 7-5 on Monday to power into the last 16 of the Miami Open along with Japan`s Kei Nishikori and Canada`s Milos Raonic.

Kei Nishikori brushes Viktor Troicki aside in Miami
Kei Nishikori brushes Viktor Troicki aside in Miami

Japan`s Kei Nishikori took just over an hour to romp to a 6-2 6-2 victory over Serbian Viktor Troicki and secure a place in the fourth round of the ATP and WTA Miami Masters on Monday.

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, join Andy Murray in Indian Wells quarters
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, join Andy Murray in Indian Wells quarters

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, joining Britain`s Andy Murray in the last eight, though Japan`s Kei Nishikori crashed out.

Andy Murray reaches Indian Wells quarters, Kei Nishikori falls
Andy Murray reaches Indian Wells quarters, Kei Nishikori falls

World number four Andy Murray sailed into the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday while fifth-ranked Kei Nishikori crashed out of his last-16 test at Indian Wells.

Top seed Novak Djokovic makes quick work of Marcos Baghdatis
Top seed Novak Djokovic makes quick work of Marcos Baghdatis

World number one Novak Djokovic kicked started his bid for a fourth Indian Wells title by beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-1, 6-3 in the second round of the WTA and ATP tournament.

Relief for Marin Cilic to be back on court, even in defeat
Relief for Marin Cilic to be back on court, even in defeat

Simply being back on the tennis court in competitive mode was a victory for U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic on Saturday, though he was ousted by Argentina`s Juan Monaco in the BNP Paribas Open second round.

Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori advance at Indian Wells
Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori advance at Indian Wells

Fourth seed Andy Murray erased memories of early losses at Indian Wells by storming into the BNP Paribas Open third round with a ruthless 6-1 6-3 victory over Canadian Vasek Pospisil on Saturday.