Kei Nishikori back to best in win over Grigor Dimitrov

More Sports / Tennis Jan 4, 2019

Kei Nishikori back to best in win over Grigor Dimitrov

Kei Nishikori showed he was back to his best form as he downed Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-5 to reach the semifinals of the Brisbane International on Thursday. Nishikori proved too consistent for the Bulgarian in a high-quality match, securing crucial breaks at 5-5 in ...

Kei Nishikori advances to Italian Open quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis May 18, 2018

Kei Nishikori advances to Italian Open quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori powered past Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in straight sets Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open. Nishikori, coming off a win against world No. 4 Grigor Dimitrov a day earlier, defeated the 28th-ranked Kohlschreiber 6-1, 6-2 in just over an ...

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. ...

Nishikori makes Toronto semis

More Sports / Tennis Jul 30, 2016

Nishikori makes Toronto semis

Third-seeded Kei Nishikori defeated Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup, setting up a match against world No. 5 Stan Wawrinka in the semis. Nishikori, returning to action in Toronto after an abdominal injury forced him to ...

Murray routed by Dimitrov

More Sports / Tennis Jul 3, 2014

Murray routed by Dimitrov

Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion ended on Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, who is making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game's next top player. Two other former champions, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, ...