Nishikori retires during first set against Khachanov

More Sports / Tennis Jun 22, 2017

Nishikori retires during first set against Khachanov

Kei Nishikori has once again left the Gerry Weber Open with fitness questions. "It's really too bad," Nishikori said. "I'm surprised because there was no hint (of injury). The 27-year-oldretired from his second-round match against Russia's Karen Khachanov while trailing 3-2 in the first set on ...

Sugita falls to Federer in Gerry Weber Open

More Sports / Tennis Jun 21, 2017

Sugita falls to Federer in Gerry Weber Open

Swiss superstar Roger Federer ushered Yuichi Sugita to a first-round exit Tuesday at the Gerry Weber Open. World No. 5 and top seed Federer needed just 52 minutes to beat the 66th-ranked Sugita 6-3, 6-1 for the 1,100th win of his career, second behind American ...

More Sports / Tennis Jun 20, 2015

Federer advances to Weber Open final

World No. 2 Roger Federer edged past Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (3-7), 7-6 (7-4) on Saturday to reach the Gerry Weber Open final and stay on course for his eighth title in the grasscourt Wimbledon warmup event. The Swiss top seed, who will meet either ...

Nishikori, Federer on collision course

More Sports / Tennis Jun 20, 2015

Nishikori, Federer on collision course

ATP Kei Nishikori advanced to the semifinals of the grass-court Gerry Weber Open for the second straight year on Friday, winning a quarterfinal war of attrition against Poland's Jerzy Janowicz. Nishikori, ranked fifth in the world and the second seed, beat his 51st-ranked opponent 6-4, 5-7, ...

More Sports / Tennis Jun 14, 2014

Nishikori reaches semifinal round

Kei Nishikori defeated Steve Johnson 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Gerry Weber Open. Nishikori made short work of the first set, but remained on-serve through the second set despite three break chances. Nishikori won the tiebreaker for a straight-sets ...