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Nishikori moves into Miami Open quarterfinals

World No. 4 Kei Nishikori was made to work hard by 57th-ranked Federico Delbonis of Argentina to advance to the Miami Open men’s singles quarterfinals with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victory on Tuesday. After taking the first set with ease, Nishikori started making sloppy mistakes in the second as a ...

Nishikori tops Anderson, makes 3rd round in Miami

/ Mar 25, 2017

Nishikori tops Anderson, makes 3rd round in Miami

World No. 4 Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the Miami Open after defeating Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-4, 6-3 on Friday. Second seed Nishikori, who reached the semifinals in 2014 before a runner-up finish last year, only had one ace ...

/ Mar 24, 2017

Men's national team coach Ueda to resign: source

Minoru Ueda is set to step down as the coach for the Japan’s men’s national team, a source told Kyodo News on Friday. The 59-year-old, who assumed the role in December 2012, guided his team that included current world No. 4 Kei Nishikori to ...

/ Mar 20, 2017

Federer beats Wawrinka in Indian Wells final

Forget the comeback talk. Roger Federer is back. He defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in an all-Swiss final Sunday to go with his record 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January after ...

Federer sets up final clash with Wawrinka

/ Mar 19, 2017

Federer sets up final clash with Wawrinka

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka set up an all-Swiss showdown for the ATP Indian Wells Masters title on Saturday with straight-sets semifinal victories. Federer, who won his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, subdued 17th-seeded American Jack Sock 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) to ...

Nishikori breezes into fourth round

/ Mar 15, 2017

Nishikori breezes into fourth round

Fourth-seed Kei Nishikori cruised into the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller on Tuesday. Nishikori broke 25th-seeded Muller four times en route to victory in the 72-minute match and will face American Donald Young ...

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

/ Mar 13, 2017

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori safely advanced to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3, 6-4 straight-sets victory over Daniel Evans in the men’s singles on Sunday. After allowing his British opponent to seize the first break point in the ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

Nishioka beats Karlovic at Indian Wells

Yoshihito Nishioka had an excellent win at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, topping Ivo Karlovic in straight sets, while Naomi Osaka joined him in the third round with a victory of her own. The world No. 70 Nishioka, who only made the main ...

/ Mar 8, 2017

Serena withdraws from Indian Wells

Serena Williams withdrew from the BNP Paribas Open that begins Wednesday because of a left knee injury, leaving the desert tournament without the world’s top-ranked women’s player. The withdrawal also cost Williams a chance to retain her top ranking. Angelique Kerber, a two-time semifinalist ...

/ Mar 5, 2017

Murray wins first title of year

Andy Murray captured his first title of the year and became the first British man to win the Dubai Tennis Championships in its 25-year history when he defeated Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday. This was Murray’s seventh final in his last eight tournaments, ...