Nishikori makes winning start at Geneva Open

/ May 24, 2017

Nishikori makes winning start at Geneva Open

World No. 9 Kei Nishikori got off to a winning start at the Geneva Open on Tuesday, taking care of Kazakhstan’s 88th-ranked Mikhail Kukushkin in straight sets in the second round. Nishikori, recently hampered by a right wrist injury, saved two break points to ...

/ May 22, 2017

Nishikori to play in final French Open tune-up

World No. 9 Kei Nishikori admitted Sunday he is not in perfect condition, but he hopes to win the Geneva Open and use the tournament as a much-needed chance to fine-tune his game in pursuit of Grand Slam glory. Still recovering from a right ...

/ May 18, 2017

Nishikori 'shocked' by Mitsuhashi's lifetime ban

Kei Nishikori said Wednesday he was stunned to learn his former junior doubles partner Junn Mitsuhashi has been banned from tennis for life for attempted match-fixing and betting on the sport. “I was shocked,” Nishikori said, after winning his first match in two sets ...

Nishikori advances to quarters in Rome

/ May 18, 2017

Nishikori advances to quarters in Rome

Kei Nishikori rolled into the Italian Open quarterfinals for the third straight year by beating David Ferrer in straight sets Wednesday. Nishikori, who had a bye into the second round and also defeated Ferrer in two sets at last week’s Madrid Open, won 7-5, ...

Djokovic, Nadal to meet in Madrid Open semifinal

/ May 13, 2017

Djokovic, Nadal to meet in Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal against Novak Djokovic after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Friday. Djokovic, the defending champion, advanced when Kei Nishikori withdrew before their quarterfinal because of a wrist injury. “It’s ...

/ May 6, 2017

Nishikori set for return in Madrid

Kei Nishikori will be seeded sixth and is set to face either Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas or Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in his opening match at the Madrid Open after the draw was made Friday. World No. 7 Nishikori, who withdrew from last month’s Barcelona ...

/ Apr 23, 2017

Nishikori withdraws from Barcelona Open

Japan ace Kei Nishikori withdrew from the Barcelona Open men’s tennis tournament, set to get under way Monday in Spain, due to pain in his right wrist, organizers said Saturday. The world No. 5, who won the tourney in 2014 and 2015, was seeded ...

/ Apr 15, 2017

Kyrgios to skip Monte Carlo event

Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios on Friday joined Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori in announcing he will skip the Monte Carlo Masters, the first top-level European clay court event of the season. The world No. 15 explained he had opted to start his build-up to ...

/ Apr 3, 2017

Nishikori drops to 7th in world rankings

Kei Nishikori dropped down three places to seventh in the latest ATP world rankings for men’s singles released Monday, five days after he was knocked out of the Miami Open in the quarterfinals. Nishikori, who returned to his personal-high of fourth two weeks ago, ...