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Japan's Kei Nishikori cruises into second round of US Open

Next up for Nishikori is a second-round clash with Bradley Klahn on Wednesday after the American defeated Thiago Monteiro 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in the first round. 

Aug 27, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

French Open: Nadal demolishes Nishikori to set up semi-final showdown with Federer

"It`s unbelievable for me, there`s always so many emotions to come back to the semi-finals here," Nadal said. "I`m very satisfied with my level in this tournament."

Jun 04, 2019, 23:49 PM IST

Miami Open: Kei Nishikori stunned by Dusan Lajovic in 2nd round

Fifth-seed Nishikori had a first-round bye and appeared headed for a routine victory until Lajovic, who was misfiring in the early stages of the match, suddenly stepped up his game.

Mar 23, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

Roger Federer wins Indian Wells opener, Kei Nishikori survives three-setter

Fresh from earning his 100th ATP singles title a week ago in Dubai, Federer repelled a tough second set challenge from Gojowczyk to book his third-round place.

Mar 11, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Roger Federer begins hunt for 100th ATP title in Dubai

Federer next faces Fernando Verdasco after the world number 32 got past Italian qualifier Thomas Fabbiano 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Feb 26, 2019, 09:42 AM IST

Resurgent Stan Wawrinka sets up Kei Nishikori semi-final in Rotterdam

With the win, Wawrinka has now set up an intriguing semi-final clash against top seed Kei Nishikori at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.

Feb 16, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

Tennis star Naomi Osaka says sponsor apologised over controversial commercial

Osaka initially did not want to be drawn into the controversy saying her focus was solely on the Australian Open after she became the first Japanese player to reach the final at Melbourne Park.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Japanese company Nissin who sponsor Naomi Osaka withdraw controversial commercial

The commercial depicted Osaka, whose father is Haitian and mother is Japanese, with pale skin and light brown hair, which created public outcry.

Jan 24, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Battling Kei Nishikori faces big test against reigning Novak Djokovic

Nishikori overcame Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta in his third five-setter in four rounds on Monday and has spent nearly 14 hours on court at Melbourne, more than any other player.

Jan 23, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic through to semi-finals after Kei Nishikori retires

Six-times champion Djokovic will meet Frenchman Lucas Pouille, on Friday for a place in Sunday's final.

Jan 23, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Australian Open: Kei Nishikori reaches second round after Kamil Majchrzak retires

Nishikori, who lost in the round of 16 to Roger Federer last year, will now meet Croatian veteran Ivo Karlovic, who defeated Polish Hubert Hurkacz 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6.

Jan 15, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

ATP Finals: Normal service resumed as Federer breezes into semis

Record six-time champion Federer turned on the style to avenge this year`s gut-wrenching Wimbledon quarter-final defeat by Anderson in which he squandered a match point.

Nov 16, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Kei Nishikori, Kevin Anderson reach Vienna Open final

The Japanese, ranked 11th in the world will face this year`s Wimbledon runner-up Kevin Anderson after the South African defeated Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3 3-6 6-4.

Oct 28, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

Ken Nishikori is 'tough' to play, says Roger Federer ahead of Shanghai quarters

Federer is hopeful that his close wins against Spain`s Bautista Agut and Daniil Medvedev of Russia would be helpful while facing the world number twelve on Friday.

Oct 12, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

Tennis: Qualifier Daniil Medvedev stuns Ken Nishikori to win Japan Open title

Medvedev has defeated Milos Raonic and Diego Schwartzmann en route to Sunday`s final and did not drop a single service game in his last three matches.

Oct 07, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Tennis: Nishikori through to Japan Open final against Medvedev

Gasquet’s spirit appeared broken as Nishikori comfortably broke the 32-year-old’s serve at the first time, wrapping up the second set in just 33 minutes.

Oct 06, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

US Open 2018: Kei Nishikori avenges Marin Cilic loss to enter semis

Kei Nishikori advanced to the U.S. Open semi-finals on Wednesday with a grinding 2-6 6-4 7-6(5) 4-6-6-4 win over Marin Cilic, gaining a small measure of revenge on the man who crushed his grand slam dream in 2014 final.

Sep 06, 2018, 14:29 PM IST

Djokovic into Wimbledon semis like a man on a mission

Novak Djokovic felt he was a different player to the Wimbledon winner of old but comparisons were inevitable on Wednesday as the Serb rolled into the semi-finals for the first time since 2015.

Jul 12, 2018, 00:19 AM IST

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

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