Kei Nishikori

French Open: Alexander Zverev's days of living dangerously go on

French Open: Alexander Zverev's days of living dangerously go on

 Alexander Zverev's appetite for five-set marathons showed no signs of shrinking and even blisters on his toes could not stop the German from storming into his first major quarter-final with a 4-6 7-6(4) 2-6 6-3 6-3 French Open win over Karen Khachanov on Sunday. 

Jun 03, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
Austria's Dominic Thiem powers his way into last 16 showdown with Kei Nishikori

Austria's Dominic Thiem powers his way into last 16 showdown with Kei Nishikori

Seventh seed Dominic Thiem muscled his way into the fourth round of the French Open on Friday, putting out Italian claycourt specialist Marco Berrettini 6-3 6-7(5) 6-3 6-2.

Jun 02, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Benoit Paire falls short, but Kei Nishikori faces another French test

Benoit Paire falls short, but Kei Nishikori faces another French test

Fiery Benoit Paire toyed with and teased the emotions of his fellow Frenchmen for a smidgeon shy of three hours on Wednesday, before bowing out of his home Grand Slam in the second round.

May 31, 2018, 08:32 AM IST
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to meet for 51st time in Rome

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to meet for 51st time in Rome

Novak Djokovic set up an Italian Open semi-final blockbuster against old rival Rafael Nadal after both former world number one players battled back in thrilling last-eight clashes.

May 19, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Kei Nishikori retires from first match at Barcelona Open

Kei Nishikori retires from first match at Barcelona Open

Fatigue, and pain in his troublesome right wrist, appeared to prompt the withdrawal from Japan's world number 22, who will now look to regain fitness ahead of the French Open next month. 

Apr 25, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
Rafael Nadal beats Kei Nishikori to win 11th Monte Carlo Masters title

Rafael Nadal beats Kei Nishikori to win 11th Monte Carlo Masters title

Rafael Nadal romped to a record 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by brushing aside Kei Nishikori in Sunday`s final to retain the world number one ranking.

Apr 22, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
Kei Nishikori believes 'there's a way' to deny Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo

Kei Nishikori believes 'there's a way' to deny Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo

Kei Nishikori believes he can find a way to beat Rafael Nadal in Sunday's Monte Carlo Masters final but admits that the 10-time champion looks in ominous form.

Apr 22, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
Nishikori beats Medvedev to reach Monte Carlo last 16

Nishikori beats Medvedev to reach Monte Carlo last 16

The former world number four, who has struggled over the last year with a right wrist injury, followed up his first-round victory against Tomas Berdych with a solid display on centre court. 

Apr 18, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Top seed Kevin Anderson dashes Kei Nishikori's hopes of New York Open title

Top seed Kevin Anderson dashes Kei Nishikori's hopes of New York Open title

Even though both Nishikori and Anderson were tied 1-1, the South African served really well to snatch the semifinal victory.  

Feb 18, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Kei Nishikori recovers from a set down to make New York Open semis

Kei Nishikori recovers from a set down to make New York Open semis

Nishikori launched his comeback this year on the ATP`s Challenger circuit before returning for his first full tour event in New York.

Feb 17, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
Kei Nishikori pulls out of Australian Open, Novak Djokovic looks to test elbow

Kei Nishikori pulls out of Australian Open, Novak Djokovic looks to test elbow

Asian number one Nishikori has not played competitively since last August after suffering a torn tendon in his right wrist during a practice session at Cincinnati.

Jan 04, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
Kei Nishikori, Sloane Stephens out of Brisbane International

Kei Nishikori, Sloane Stephens out of Brisbane International

Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has withdrawn from the season-opening Brisbane International as he recovers from a wrist injury.

Dec 23, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Kei Nishikori vows to come back stronger after injury layoff

Kei Nishikori vows to come back stronger after injury layoff

Nishikori, who underwent elbow surgery and was sidelined for almost a year in 2009, chose rehabilitation instead of surgery to treat his wrist injury.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
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

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