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Kei Nishikori servers during his second round match at the French Open last month.
Jun 15, 2024
Osaka and Nishikori to represent Japan at Paris Games
It will be the second Games for Osaka, who lost in the third round at her home Tokyo Games in 2021.
Kei Nishikori pulled out of the French Open due to a shoulder injury on Thursday.
May 31, 2024
Kei Nishikori pulls out of French Open due to shoulder injury
The former world No. 4 threw in the towel after dropping the first two sets to American No. 15 seed Ben Shelton.
Kei Nishikori, in his first ATP Tour tournament since last summer, hits a backhand during his opening round defeat to Sebastian Ofner on Thursday in Miami.
Mar 22, 2024
Nishikori defeated in comeback match at Miami Open
Nishikori has barely played on the tour in the past two years, with his last appearance on the ATP Tour coming at Atlanta in July.
Kei Nishikori plays against Taylor Fritz of the United States in the men's singles quarterfinals at the Atlanta Open in Atlanta on July 28.
Nov 21, 2023
Injury-plagued Kei Nishikori will not return before end of year
The 33-year-old will have missed all four Challenger Tour events scheduled for November and December in Japan.
Kei Nishikori returned to competition in June after undergoing hip surgery in January 2022.
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Aug 28, 2023
Kei Nishikori withdraws from U.S. Open with knee problem
The former world No. 4 returned to competition in June after undergoing hip surgery in January 2022.
Kei Nishikori, seen in Indian Wells, California, in October 2021, will skip the upcoming Golden Gate Open due to a knee issue.
Aug 11, 2023
Kei Nishikori to skip Challenger Tour event ahead of U.S. Open
Kei Nishikori will skip the upcoming Golden Gate Open tennis tournament as he continues to deal with a knee issue, the Japanese former world No. 4 announced Thursday on social media.
Kei Nishikori hits a return against Shang Juncheng during their match at the Atlanta Open on Thursday.
Jul 28, 2023
Kei Nishikori reaches Atlanta Open quarterfinals in return to ATP Tour
The 33-year-old is currently ranked 439th and making his first appearance on the ATP Tour since October 2021.
Japan Times
Jun 28, 2023
Former No. 4 Kei Nishikori to end long ATP Tour layoff in Atlanta
The 33-year-old, a 12-time ATP Tour winner and 2016 Rio Olympic bronze medalist, has not played on the tour since undergoing surgery last year on his left hip.
Japan Times
Jun 19, 2023
Kei Nishikori wins Challenger Tour event title in return from injury
Former world No. 4 Kei Nishikori completed his return from a long injury hiatus by winning an ATP Challenger Tour event in Puerto Rico on Sunday.
Japan Times
Jun 18, 2023
Returning Kei Nishikori reaches Caribbean Open final
The 33-year-old, making his first competitive appearance since October 2021, has now won four matches on his return at the ATP Challenger Tour event in Puerto Rico.
Japan Times
Jun 17, 2023
Kei Nishikori reaches semis of comeback tourney in Puerto Rico
Nishikori is on the comeback trail at the ATP Challenger Tour event in Puerto Rico after undergoing hip surgery in January last year and subsequently injuring his ankle during rehab.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2023
Kei Nishikori reaches Caribbean Open quarterfinals
Returning former world No. 4 Kei Nishikori came from behind to reach the quarterfinals of the Caribbean Open tennis tournament in Puerto Rico on Thursday, beating Mitchell Krueger of the United States 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round.
Japan Times
Jun 14, 2023
Kei Nishikori wins first match back after long injury layoff
Nishikori has been outside of the world rankings since mid-October due to his long injury layoff.
Japan Times
Nov 20, 2022
Roger Federer shares memories with Japanese stars at kids' event
Kei Nishikori, who has been on the comeback trail for over a year, said he remembered every one of his matches with Federer, including their 2019 Wimbledon semifinal.
Japan Times
Oct 17, 2022
Injured Kei Nishikori falls out of ATP rankings
Kei Nishikori was not listed in the ATP rankings for men's singles on Monday for the first time in 12 years after injuries ruled him out of tour appearances over the past 12 months.
Japan Times
Aug 23, 2022
Kei Nishikori to miss U.S. Open as recovery from surgery continues
The former world No. 4 had hoped to be back on the ATP Tour this summer, but his name was not on the singles entry list for the fourth and final Grand Slam of the season.
Japan Times
Dec 10, 2021
Naomi Osaka to make return at Australian Open warm-up event
Osaka, who won the Australian Open in 2019 and 2021, resumed training last month to end a self-imposed break from tennis.
Japan Times
Nov 2, 2021
Back injury shuts Kei Nishikori down for the season
The 31-year-old former world No. 4 revealed on Twitter that he will pull out of the Nov. 7-13 Stockholm Open, the last event of the ATP season before the tour final.
Japan Times
Oct 10, 2021
Kei Nishikori loses to Daniel Evans at BNP Paribas Open
The Japanese world No. 53 had won their past three meetings and looked ready to extend the streak in Indian Wells before Evans completed his comeback in the deciding set.
Japan Times
Sep 5, 2021
Djokovic continues dominance over Kei Nishikori at U.S. Open
Nishikori was beaten by Serbian world No. 1 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday at the U.S. Open, preventing him from moving into the fourth round in New York.


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