Nishikori wins Barcelona Open

Apr 28, 2014

Nishikori wins Barcelona Open

Kei Nishikori beat Colombia’s Santiago Giraldo 6-2, 6-2 to win the Barcelona Open on Sunday for his first career title on clay. Giraldo started well with an early break but an argument with the chair umpire about a line call seemed to rattle the ...

Nishikori defeats Gulbis to reach Barcelona Open final

Apr 26, 2014

Nishikori defeats Gulbis to reach Barcelona Open final

Kei Nishikori produced some flawless tennis on Saturday to advance to the final of the Barcelona Open with a 6-2, 6-4 semifinal victory over Latvia’s Ernests Gulbis. On Sunday, Nishikori will play in the second clay-court final of his career, when he faces either ...

Nishikori in semis; Nadal falls

Apr 26, 2014

Nishikori in semis; Nadal falls

Kei Nishikori of Japan and Ernests Gulbis of Latvia overpowered their opponents to reach the Barcelona Open semifinals on Friday, while top-ranked Rafael Nadal had his 41-match winning streak in the Barcelona ended with a three-set loss to Nicolas Almagro in the quarterfinals. Fourth-seeded ...

Nishikori, Nadal stay on collision course in Barcelona

Apr 25, 2014

Nishikori, Nadal stay on collision course in Barcelona

Kei Nishikori moved into the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open with a straight-sets win over Kazakhstan’s Andrey Golubev on Thursday. Fourth-seeded Nishikori, who defeated Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round in his first match since March, capitalized on a number of errors ...

Nishikori storms into Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Apr 24, 2014

Nishikori storms into Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Japanese ace Kei Nishikori moved into the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open with a straight-sets win over Kazakhstan’s Andrey Golubev on Thursday. Fourth-seeded Nishikori, who defeated Spain’s Roberto Bautistaagut in the second round in his first match since March, capitalized on a number of ...

Nadal fights past Ramos in Barcelona Open

Apr 24, 2014

Nadal fights past Ramos in Barcelona Open

Rafael Nadal began his bid for a record ninth title at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday with a 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 defeat of journeyman Albert Ramos with his chances also boosted as four-time finalist David Ferrer crashed out. Nadal, the top seed, put his ...