Nishikori advances despite loss

More Sports / Tennis Nov 19, 2016

Nishikori advances despite loss

Kei Nishikori suffered a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 defeat against Croatia's Marin Cilic on Friday but still advanced to the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Nishikori finished with a 1-2 record in Group A. Prior to the match, the world No. 5 ...

Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

More Sports / Tennis Nov 15, 2016

Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori hurt Stan Wawrinka's chances of finishing the season as the World No. 3 player, beating the Swiss 6-2, 6-3 in his opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals Monday. Nishikori, who is making his third straight appearance in the ...

Nishikori qualifies for ATP Tour finals

More Sports / Tennis Oct 12, 2016

Nishikori qualifies for ATP Tour finals

Kei Nishikori will make a third straight appearance at the ATP Tour finals next month after becoming the fifth player to qualify for the season-ending tournament, organizers said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old world No. 4 will join the top three players — Novak Djokovic, Andy ...

Nishikori cuts down Karlovic, makes quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis Sep 6, 2016

Nishikori cuts down Karlovic, makes quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori felled the towering Ivo Karlovic of Croatia with surgical precision in a straight-sets win on Monday that lifted the sixth seed to the U.S. Open quarterfinals. Nishikori, the U.S. Open runnerup two years ago, beat Karlovic 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in the final ...

Nishikori tops Mahut to reach fourth round

More Sports / Tennis Sep 4, 2016

Nishikori tops Mahut to reach fourth round

Kei Nishikori had a couple of nervy moments early, but managed to get on track to win his match against Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in four sets during the third round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Saturday. Playing into the New York evening, ...

Djokovic has wrist injury

More Sports / Tennis Aug 27, 2016

Djokovic has wrist injury

Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams face challenging early tests at the U.S. Open following Friday's draws for the year's last Grand Slam starting on Monday. Djokovic, who has been bothered by a wrist injury, faces towering Jerzy Janowicz of Poland in his opening ...