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Federer, Nadal set for Miami final

/ Apr 1, 2017

Federer, Nadal set for Miami final

Roger Federer’s season of resurgence took another thrilling turn Friday night when he won a three-tiebreaker semifinal against Nick Kyrgios at the Miami Open. Federer failed to convert two match points in the second-set tiebreaker but finished off the flashy, unpredictable Kyrgios an hour ...

/ Mar 31, 2017

Nishioka to have knee surgery next week

Yoshihito Nishioka, who withdrew from the Miami Open after complaining of pain in his left knee, said Friday on his Twitter account that he will be have surgery to repair a torn knee ligament. The 21-year-old, who is ranked 58th in the world, returned ...

Federer battles into Miami Open semifinals

/ Mar 31, 2017

Federer battles into Miami Open semifinals

Roger Federer’s run at the Miami Open was one point from ending. Down 6-4 in a third-set tiebreaker to Tomas Berdych, the situation was officially dire. Yet even in that moment, Federer still felt some hope. “I had belief I could turn it around, ...

Fognini eliminates Nishikori in quarters

/ Mar 30, 2017

Fognini eliminates Nishikori in quarters

World No. 4 Kei Nishikori played through pain but was eliminated by world No. 40 Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-4, 6-2 in the quarterfinals at the Miami Open on Wednesday. On top of the left knee injury he sustained a day earlier in the ...

Nishikori moves into Miami Open quarterfinals

/ Mar 29, 2017

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 ...

Nishikori turns back Verdasco to advance

/ Mar 27, 2017

Nishikori turns back Verdasco to advance

World No. 4 Kei Nishikori beat Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (7-2), 6-7 (5-7), 6-1 in the men’s singles Sunday to advance to the round of 16 for the sixth straight year at the Miami Open. In the third round of the women’s singles, ...

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 ...

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 ...