/ 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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

/ Mar 13, 2017

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori safely advanced to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3, 6-4 straight-sets victory over Daniel Evans in the men’s singles on Sunday. After allowing his British opponent to seize the first break point in the ...

Nishikori begins Argentina Open with win

/ Feb 16, 2017

Nishikori begins Argentina Open with win

Kei Nishikori opened his Argentina Open campaign with a win over local favorite Diego Schwartzman in the second round on Wednesday. Nishikori, the top seed and world No. 5, dropped the first set but came roaring back to post a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win ...