Nishikori edges Berdych; Federer downs Djokovic

Nov 18, 2015

Nishikori edges Berdych; Federer downs Djokovic

In a three-set victory, it all came down to one point. Kei Nishikori won it, and the match. The eighth-seeded Japanese player beat Tomas Berdych 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 Tuesday at the ATP Finals for his first win at this week’s tournament. Later in the ...

Djokovic crushes Nishikori at ATP Finals

Nov 16, 2015

Djokovic crushes Nishikori at ATP Finals

Right now, Novak Djokovic is about as good as it gets on a tennis court. The top-ranked Serb put on an impressive display against Kei Nishikori at the ATP Finals on Sunday, stretching his winning streak to 15 matches at the season-ending tournament with ...

Djokovic a juggernaut

Nov 14, 2015

Djokovic a juggernaut

Novak Djokovic has history in his sights as the world No. 1 aims to cap the greatest year of his life by winning a fourth successive ATP Tour Finals title. Even by Djokovic’s already sky-high standards, 2015 has been a golden period for the ...

Nishikori confident he'll be ready for ATP World Tour Finals

Nov 8, 2015

Nishikori confident he'll be ready for ATP World Tour Finals

Injury-hit world No. 7 Kei Nishikori is “100 percent OK” to play at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals, his management announced on Saturday. Nishikori was forced to retire from his Paris Masters third-round match trailing 7-6(7-3), 4-1 against Richard Gasquet on Thursday due ...

Nishikori retires with injury, hopes to be fit for London

Nov 6, 2015

Nishikori retires with injury, hopes to be fit for London

Kei Nishikori said on Thursday he was hopeful he would be fit in time to play in the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals, despite being forced to abandon his Paris Masters third round tie against Richard Gasquet with back pain. The 25-year-old star had ...

Nishikori beats Chardy in first match at Paris Masters

Nov 5, 2015

Nishikori beats Chardy in first match at Paris Masters

Kei Nishikori produced a storming final set to defeat home hope Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (6-8), 6-1 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. The 25-year-old Japanese world No. 7 was a semifinalist in Paris last year, losing to eventual ...

Nov 1, 2015

Nishikori qualifies for ATP World Tour Finals

Japan’s World No. 6, Kei Nishikori, qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals for the second year in a row on Saturday as the eight-man field was settled for the Nov. 15-22 event in London. Nishikori and David Ferrer of Spain took the last ...

Oct 23, 2015

Nishikori to skip Swiss tournament

Kei Nishikori has pulled out of the Swiss Indoors Basel starting Monday due to a sore right shoulder, his management company said Friday. Nishikori has decided to sit out Basel as a precaution and will prepare on taking part in the Paris Masters starting ...

Nishikori ousted by Anderson at Shanghai Masters

Oct 16, 2015

Nishikori ousted by Anderson at Shanghai Masters

Sixth seed Kei Nishikori was eliminated from the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, losing in the third round to South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. In two sets that went the distance, Nishikori fell 7-6 (12-10), 7-6 (7-3). With neither player faced with a service break, Nishikori ...

Anderson ousts Nishikori in Shanghai Masters third round

Oct 15, 2015

Anderson ousts Nishikori in Shanghai Masters third round

Sixth seed Kei Nishikori was eliminated from the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, losing in the third round to South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. In two sets that went the distance, Nishikori fell 7-6 (12-10), 7-6 (7-3). With neither player faced with a service break, Nishikori ...

Nishikori downs Kyrgios in Shanghai

Oct 14, 2015

Nishikori downs Kyrgios in Shanghai

Japanese ace Kei Nishikori came from behind to defeat Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios and secure a place in the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. Coming off a semifinal defeat on home soil at the Japan Open last week, sixth-seeded Nishikori ...