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Aug 2, 2012

Nishikori rallies to beat Davydenko

Kei Nishikori rallied from a set down to beat Russia's Nikolay Davydenko in the second round of the men's tennis singles Tuesday at the London Olympics. Nishikori broke Davydenko's serve early in the second set to find his groove and continued to rack up points ...

Nishikori edges Tomic in singles competition

Jul 31, 2012

Nishikori edges Tomic in singles competition

Kei Nishikori defeated Australia's Bernard Tomic in two sets to reach the second round of the men's singles at the London Olympics on Sunday. The 15th-seeded Nishikori won two tiebreaks 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4) at Wimbledon and will next play Russia's Nikolay Davydenko or Radek ...

Tago exits in badminton first round

Jul 31, 2012

Tago exits in badminton first round

Japan's four-time national champion Kenichi Tago suffered a first-round exit from the London Olympics badminton tournament on Monday, while the country's women's doubles team also dropped their group-round match. Tago lost to Niluka Karunaratne of Sri Lanka 21-18, 21-16 at Wembley Arena in the men's ...

Jun 13, 2012

Nishikori earns Olympic tennis spot

Tennis players Kei Nishikori, Go Soeda and Tatsuma Ito have all qualified for the men's singles draw at the London Olympics, based on world rankings released Monday by the International Tennis Federation. Nishikori, currently ranked No. 18 in the world, will be competing in his ...

Jun 12, 2012

Date Krumm, Morita ranked too low to qualify for Olympics

Kimiko Date Krumm and Ayumi Morita failed to make the top 56 in the women's world rankings announced on Monday, meaning they have not qualified to participate in the singles competition at the London Olympics. Although Date Krumm, who is ranked 74th, and the 84th-ranked ...