• Kyodo


Japanese ace Kei Nishikori, ranked a personal best 15th after winning the Japan Open for his second career title on Sunday, was handed a 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 second-round defeat by Sam Querrey at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.

The 14th-seeded Nishikori breezed through the first set but lacked the same sharpness after undergoing treatment on his right ankle at the end of the set.

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