Djokovic ends Nishikori's season with semifinal rout

Nov 20, 2016

Djokovic ends Nishikori's season with semifinal rout

A great season for Kei Nishikori came to a disappointing finish on Saturday, when he was knocked out of the ATP World Tour Finals by world No. 2 Novak Djokovic. Nishikori, ranked fifth in the world, lost their semifinal match 6-1, 6-1 in 1 ...

Nishikori advances despite loss

Nov 19, 2016

Nishikori advances despite loss

Kei Nishikori suffered a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 defeat against Croatia’s Marin Cilic on Friday but still advanced to the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Nishikori finished with a 1-2 record in Group A. Prior to the match, the world No. ...

Djokovic tops Raonic to reach semis

Nov 16, 2016

Djokovic tops Raonic to reach semis

Novak Djokovic edged a bit closer to the year-end No. 1 ranking. The second-ranked Serb beat Milos Raonic 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-5) Tuesday to qualify for the semifinals of the ATP finals and improve his record against the Canadian to 8-0. Djokovic is 2-0 ...

Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

Nov 15, 2016

Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori hurt Stan Wawrinka’s chances of finishing the season as the World No. 3 player, beating the Swiss 6-2, 6-3 in his opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals Monday. Nishikori, who is making his third straight appearance in ...

Murray celebrates rise to No. 1 by winning Paris Masters

Nov 7, 2016

Murray celebrates rise to No. 1 by winning Paris Masters

Celebrating the best season of his career, Andy Murray cemented his rise to No. 1 by beating John Isner 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 Sunday to win the Paris Masters for the first time. It was Murray’s eighth title this year and 14th in Masters ...

Murray can take over No. 1 ranking after Djokovic loss

Nov 5, 2016

Murray can take over No. 1 ranking after Djokovic loss

Five months after his first French Open title and completing a career Grand Slam in Paris, Novak Djokovic’s reign over men’s tennis could be about to end in the City of Lights. Djokovic, a three-time defending champion, lost in the Paris Masters quarterfinals on ...

Nishikori qualifies for ATP Tour finals

Oct 12, 2016

Nishikori qualifies for ATP Tour finals

Kei Nishikori will make a third straight appearance at the ATP Tour finals next month after becoming the fifth player to qualify for the season-ending tournament, organizers said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old world No. 4 will join the top three players — Novak Djokovic, ...

Nishikori savors revenge against Murray

Sep 8, 2016

Nishikori savors revenge against Murray

Kei Nishikori is calm and quiet on court and a paragon of sportsmanship, but he enjoyed taking revenge against Andy Murray at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Nishikori had lost seven of their previous eight matches before his impressive 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 ...