Nishikori falls to Dimitrov in Brisbane final

More Sports / Tennis Jan 8, 2017

Nishikori falls to Dimitrov in Brisbane final

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori failed to capture his season-opening tournament, losing 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's Brisbane International final. Nishikori failed to capitalize on a second-set comeback, allowing Dimitrov, the seventh seed and world No. 17, back in the match. ...

Raonic takes revenge on Federer in Brisbane final

More Sports / Tennis Jan 10, 2016

Raonic takes revenge on Federer in Brisbane final

An inspired Milos Raonic toppled Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 to win the Brisbane International on Sunday and avenge his defeat to the Swiss master in last year's final. Raonic unleashed his usual serving blitz but it was the rangy Canadian's groundstrokes that impressed the most ...

Nishioka falls in Brisbane first round

More Sports / Tennis Jan 5, 2016

Nishioka falls in Brisbane first round

Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka blew a one-set lead on Tuesday to crash out of the Brisbane International men's draw in the first round. Nishioka, ranked 117th in the world, lost 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 to Frenchman Lucas Pouille in 2 hours, 23 minutes. Pouille, ranked 78th, fired ...

Nishikori rolls into semifinals

More Sports / Tennis Jan 9, 2015

Nishikori rolls into semifinals

Kei Nishikori led a trio of young guns into the semifinals of the Brisbane International on Friday, sending out another message that the next generation is getting ready to challenge the old guard. Nishikori, still on a high after reaching the final of last year's ...