Nishikori upset in semis

/ May 27, 2017

Nishikori upset in semis

Top seed and defending champion Stan Wawrinka on Friday reached the Geneva clay court final, where he’ll face German outsider Mischa Zverev, who stunned Kei Nishikori 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.Wawrinka, 32, eased into the final by seeing off Russian world No. 85 Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3, ...

Nishikori fights way into Geneva Open semis

/ May 26, 2017

Nishikori fights way into Geneva Open semis

Kei Nishikori survived three match points and produced a thrilling comeback to beat South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) to reach the semifinals of the Geveva Open on Thursday.The world No. 9, recently hampered by a right wrist injury, made a great ...

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 advance ...

/ 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 wrist ...

/ 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 at ...

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, 6-2 ...

/ 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 Open ...

/ 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 No. ...