Kei Nishikori loses in Citi Open quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis Aug 4, 2018

Kei Nishikori loses in Citi Open quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori suffered a quarterfinal loss against Germany's Alexander Zverev on Friday and crashed out of the Citi Open. Nishikori, the seventh seed and 2015 champion, was handed a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 loss by the world No. 3 Zverev at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center, ...

Kei Nishikori rolls into quarters; Naomi Osaka ousted

More Sports / Tennis Aug 3, 2018

Kei Nishikori rolls into quarters; Naomi Osaka ousted

Kei Nishikori beat Canada's Denis Shapovalov in straight sets on Thursday to advance to the Citi Open quarterfinals, while compatriot Naomi Osaka suffered a second-round defeat. Nishikori, the seventh seed, earned a 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 win over the No. 26 Shapovalov despite the Canadian's seven ...

Naomi Osaka makes winning start at Citi Open

More Sports / Tennis Aug 1, 2018

Naomi Osaka makes winning start at Citi Open

Naomi Osaka got off to a winning start in the Citi Open women's singles on Tuesday, posting a straight-sets victory over American Bernarda Pera in the first round. The third-seeded Osaka, who is making her debut at the July 30-Aug. 5 hardcourt tournament, prevailed 6-2, ...

Nishikori makes winning start at Citi Open

More Sports / Tennis Aug 2, 2017

Nishikori makes winning start at Citi Open

Second seed Kei Nishikori got off to a winning start at the rain-delayed Citi Open on Tuesday, posting a three-sets win over American Donald Young in the second round. Nishikori, who had a first-round bye, prevailed 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5) in a match that lasted ...

More Sports / Tennis Jul 29, 2017

Nishikori seeded second for Citi Open

Kei Nishikori will be seeded second at the men's singles at Citi Open after the draw was made on Friday. Nishikori, ranked eighth in the world, will enter the tournament from the second round and faces the winner of a match between Americans Donald Young ...

Nishikori gains measure of revenge by beating Cilic

More Sports / Tennis Aug 9, 2015

Nishikori gains measure of revenge by beating Cilic

Kei Nishikori beating Marin Cilic at the Citi Open doesn't offset losing the same matchup in the 2014 U.S. Open final. Regardless, payback was sweet for the Japanese star. Nishikori rallied to beat Cilic 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday in the Citi Open semifinals in ...

More Sports / Tennis Aug 4, 2015

Soeda advances to second round at Citi Open

Go Soeda reached the second round of the men's singles at the Citi Open on Monday with a straight-sets win over Darian King of Barbados. Soeda breezed to a 6-2, 6-1 victory but Yoshihito Nishioka fell at the first hurdle when he went down 7-6 ...

Kuznetsova outduels Nara in Citi Open final

More Sports / Tennis Aug 4, 2014

Kuznetsova outduels Nara in Citi Open final

Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia ended her four-year WTA title drought Sunday, beating Kurumi Nara 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the Citi Open final. It was the 14th tournament victory for the 29-year-old Kuznetsova, but her first since she won at San Diego ...