Injured Nishikori to miss Davis Cup quarterfinal

Apr 2, 2014

Injured Nishikori to miss Davis Cup quarterfinal

Kei Nishikori said Wednesday he will miss Japan’s meeting this weekend in the Davis Cup quarterfinals against the Czech Republic due to a nagging groin injury. Nishikori beat former World No. 1 Roger Federer to reach the semifinals of last week’s Sony Open, but ...

Nishikori can't play semi

Mar 29, 2014

Nishikori can't play semi

No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point on Friday. Both received walkovers when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. That left Nadal and Djokovic to play for the title on Sunday ...

Nishikori upsets Federer in Sony Open quarters

Mar 27, 2014

Nishikori upsets Federer in Sony Open quarters

Roger Federer squandered a big lead and lost to No. 20-seeded Kei Nishikori 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Sony Open. Federer was up a service break twice in the second set but couldn’t close out the victory. He lost ...

Nadal ousted at BNP Paribas

Mar 11, 2014

Nadal ousted at BNP Paribas

Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova were upset in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. First, Sharapova went down to qualifier Camila Giorgi, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5, giving the young Italian her first victory over a top five player. Then, ...

Nishikori, big guns move into 3rd round at BNP Paribas

Mar 9, 2014

Nishikori, big guns move into 3rd round at BNP Paribas

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka won their opening matches Saturday in the BNP Paribas Open. Federer, the four-time champion seeded seventh, beat French qualifier Paul-Henri Mathieu. The Swiss star was coming off his 78th career title last week in Dubai. ...

Feb 21, 2014

Nishikori exits Delray Beach Open with leg injury

Kei Nishikori bowed out of the Delray Beach Open on Thursday, when he retired from his second-round match due to injury. Nishikori, ranked 15th in the world and the third seed here, was trailing 4-2 in the first set against 65th-ranked Teymuraz Gabashvili of ...

Nishikori ousts Elias in first round of Delray Beach Open

Feb 19, 2014

Nishikori ousts Elias in first round of Delray Beach Open

Kei Nishikori, who defended the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships for his fourth career ATP title last week, downed Gastao Elias of Portugal in three sets in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday. World No. 15 Nishikori, who won his ...

Nishikori defends title in Memphis

Feb 17, 2014

Nishikori defends title in Memphis

Kei Nishikori came to Tennessee wanting more matches to help him keep up his strong start to 2014. He’s leaving with his fourth career title after successfully defending a championship. Nishikori repeated as champion at the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships, beating Ivo Karlovic ...

Nishikori books spot in U.S. National Indoor semifinals

Feb 15, 2014

Nishikori books spot in U.S. National Indoor semifinals

Defending champion Kei Nishikori rallied to reach the semifinals of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships on Friday, but Australian third seed Lleyton Hewitt was eliminated by American Michael Russell. Nishikori battled back to defeat Russian Alex Bogomolov 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to book a ...

Feb 13, 2014

Nishikori reaches quarterfinals at U.S. National Indoor Championships

Kei Nishikori overcame a number of mistakes on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships. Nishikori, the top seed and defending champion, defeated Germany’s Benjamin Becker 6-4, 6-4 in a match that saw eight service breaks to set ...