Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic roll but Kei Nishikori falls at US Open
Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic roll but Kei Nishikori falls at US Open

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic cruised into the second round of the US Open on Monday while Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori crashed out after his runner-up effort last year.

Rafael Nadal works on building mental toughness heading into US Open
Rafael Nadal works on building mental toughness heading into US Open

 Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal says mental toughness had always been one of his main strengths and hopes it would be no different this year at the US Open starting here on Monday.

Belief powers Kei Nishikori bid for US Open final return
Belief powers Kei Nishikori bid for US Open final return

Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori, last year`s US Open runner-up, makes another bid to become the first Asian man to win a Grand Slam singles title starting Monday.

Rafael Nadal bullish on season-ending success
Rafael Nadal bullish on season-ending success

The ever-positive Rafael Nadal is confident he can end a disappointing season on a high note as he prepares for an assault on the US Open.

Kei Nishikori to skip Cincinnati after slight hip injury
Kei Nishikori to skip Cincinnati after slight hip injury

Japan`s Kei Nishikori has pulled out of next week`s ATP 250 tournament in Cincinnati to rest a minor hip injury ahead of the U.S. Open.

Kei Nishikori pulls out of ATP Cincinnati Masters
Kei Nishikori pulls out of ATP Cincinnati Masters

Japan`s Kei Nishikori withdrew on Sunday from next week`s ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters tournament with a left hip injury.

The fourth seed lost a semi-final in Montreal at the weekend after winning the Washington title a week earlier.

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray to clash for Montreal title
Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray to clash for Montreal title

Andy Murray will replace Roger Federer as number two in the world after defeating Japan`s Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday to reach the final of the Montreal Masters.

Andy Murray beats Tommy Robredo after delay, Stan Wawrinka exits Montreal
Andy Murray beats Tommy Robredo after delay, Stan Wawrinka exits Montreal

Andy Murray took care of some unfinished business as the second seed advanced to the third round of the ATP Tour`s Montreal Masters on Wednesday with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Tommy Robredo.

Kei Nishikori outlasts John Isner to win Washington title
Kei Nishikori outlasts John Isner to win Washington title

Japan`s Kei Nishikori rallied to defeat big-serving American John Isner 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Washington Open and capture his 10th career ATP title.

Kei Nishikori rallies to beat Marin Cilic, reaches Washington final
Kei Nishikori rallies to beat Marin Cilic, reaches Washington final

Japan`s Kei Nishikori defeated Croatia`s Marin Cilic 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in a rematch of last year`s US Open final on Saturday to reach the ATP and WTA Washington Open final.

Washington Open: Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic book US Open finals rematch
Washington Open: Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic book US Open finals rematch

Japan`s fifth-ranked Kei Nishikori and Croatia`s eighth-ranked Marin Cilic will meet in a rematch of last year`s US Open final after advancing Friday to the ATP and WTA Washington Open semi-finals.

Kei Nishikori downs Sam Groth to reach Washington semis
Kei Nishikori downs Sam Groth to reach Washington semis

Japan`s Kei Nishikori, last year`s US Open runner-up, advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP and WTA Washington Open by beating Australia`s Sam Groth 6-4, 6-4 on Friday.

Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic power into Washington Open quarters
Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic power into Washington Open quarters

Reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic and 2014 US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP and WTA Washington Open with straight-set triumphs Thursday.

Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori tested in hard fought victories
Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori tested in hard fought victories

Reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic and runner-up Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the ATP and WTA Washington Open in hard-fought matches that finished early Wednesday morning.

Kei Nishikori battles back to advance at Washington
Kei Nishikori battles back to advance at Washington

Japan`s fifth-ranked Kei Nishikori rallied to defeat Australian James Duckworth 6-7 (8/10), 6-1, 6-4 Tuesday and reach the third round of the ATP and WTA Washington Open.

Stronger Kei Nishikori seeks return to US Open final
Stronger Kei Nishikori seeks return to US Open final

Japan`s fifth-ranked Kei Nishikori made history by reaching last year`s US Open final and he feels stronger, smarter and more confident as he begins the quest to repeat the feat.

 

Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova breeze as Wimbledon endures record heat on day 3
Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova breeze as Wimbledon endures record heat on day 3

Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova breezed through at a sweltering Wimbledon on Wednesday where temperatures soared to a record 35.7 degrees while injury-plagued Japanese star Kei Nishikori was forced to withdraw.

Kei Nishikori withdraws from Wimbledon with calf injury
Kei Nishikori withdraws from Wimbledon with calf injury

Injury-plagued Japanese star Kei Nishikori limped out of Wimbledon on Wednesday as top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams targeted quickfire wins to escape temperatures soaring to a brutal 34 degrees.

Wimbledon 2015: Kei Nishikori shrugs off injury fears
Wimbledon 2015: Kei Nishikori shrugs off injury fears

Japan`s Kei Nishikori insists he is fit to launch his Wimbledon challenge after the world number five suffered a calf injury scare.

Kei Nishikori sweats on calf injury ahead of Wimbledon
Kei Nishikori sweats on calf injury ahead of Wimbledon

Japan`s Kei Nishikori faces a Wimbledon fitness battle after a calf injury forced him to quit his Halle semi-final against Andreas Seppi on Saturday.