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Kei Nishikori, who took the tennis world by storm this year, when he reached the finals of the U.S. Open and competed at the season-ending Tour Finals, was named the winner of the grand prize at the Japan Pro Sports Awards on Monday.

The 24-year-old Nishikori was the first Japanese man to reach a Grand Slam singles final and saw his world ranking soar to No. 5. Currently training in the United States, Nishikori was unable to attend, but addressed the event by video.

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