Kei Nishikori cruises into Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Tennis Apr 25, 2019

Kei Nishikori cruises into Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori swept into the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open with a 6-1 6-3 win over Felix Auger-Aliassime on Thursday. The seventh-ranked star, eliminated in the second round in Monte Carlo last week, broke the Canadian teenager, ranked 31st, in the opening game of the ...

Kei Nishikori reaches third round in Barcelona

Tennis Apr 23, 2019

Kei Nishikori reaches third round in Barcelona

Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday following a 7-5, 6-2 win against Taylor Fritz of the United States. The fourth-seeded Nishikori rallied from a slow start in his second clay tournament of the year to collect the straight-sets ...

Kei Nishikori retires from first match at Barcelona Open

More Sports / Tennis Apr 25, 2018

Kei Nishikori retires from first match at Barcelona Open

Kei Nishikori retired from his first match at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday just three days after contesting an ATP Masters Series final with world No. 1 Rafael Nadal. Having received a first-round bye, Nishikori lost his second-round match to Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 0-0 ...

More Sports / Tennis Apr 25, 2017

Sugita bests Robredo at Barcelona Open

Yuichi Sugita advanced to the second round of the Barcelona Open after beating former world No. 5 Tommy Robredo on Monday. The 28-year-old Sugita, ranked 91st in the world, entered the main draw as a lucky loser. He beat the 34-year-old Robredo, currently ranked 288th ...

More Sports / Tennis Apr 23, 2017

Nishikori withdraws from Barcelona Open

Japan ace Kei Nishikori withdrew from the Barcelona Open men's tennis tournament, set to get under way Monday in Spain, due to pain in his right wrist, organizers said Saturday. The world No. 5, who won the tourney in 2014 and 2015, was seeded No. ...

Nishikori reaches Barcelona Open quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis Apr 23, 2015

Nishikori reaches Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori advanced to the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open with a straight-sets victory over Santiago Giraldo on Thursday. Nishikori, the top seed and defending champion at the clay court event, broke the 31st-ranked Colombian five times en route to a 6-2, 6-1 third-round victory. ...

Nishikori defeats Gulbis to reach Barcelona Open final

More Sports / Tennis Apr 26, 2014

Nishikori defeats Gulbis to reach Barcelona Open final

Kei Nishikori produced some flawless tennis on Saturday to advance to the final of the Barcelona Open with a 6-2, 6-4 semifinal victory over Latvia's Ernests Gulbis. On Sunday, Nishikori will play in the second clay-court final of his career, when he faces either Nicolas ...

Nishikori storms into Barcelona Open quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis Apr 24, 2014

Nishikori storms into Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Japanese ace Kei Nishikori moved into the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open with a straight-sets win over Kazakhstan's Andrey Golubev on Thursday. Fourth-seeded Nishikori, who defeated Spain's Roberto Bautistaagut in the second round in his first match since March, capitalized on a number of errors ...