Kei Nishikori has season-ending surgery on elbow

Tennis Oct 23, 2019

Kei Nishikori has season-ending surgery on elbow

Kei Nishikori had surgery on his right elbow at a hospital in Japan on Tuesday evening, his management company said. The 29-year-old Japanese tennis star is due to begin rehab on Thursday, return to full training in early December, and make his comeback next season, ...

Kei Nishikori parts ways with longtime coach Dante Bottini

Tennis Oct 15, 2019

Kei Nishikori parts ways with longtime coach Dante Bottini

Kei Nishikori announced Tuesday on Twitter that he will part with longtime coach Dante Bottini, who has guided him since 2011. "After nine years of working together literally day in and day out, I have decided it is time for a new voice," wrote Nishikori, ...

Kei Nishikori knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

Tennis Aug 31, 2019

Kei Nishikori knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

Kei Nishikori crashed out of the U.S. Open on Friday, losing his third-round match against Australia's Alex de Minaur. The seventh-seeded Nishikori, still searching for his maiden Grand Slam title, suffered a 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 defeat to world No. 38 de Minaur in the ...

Kei Nishikori motors into second round at U.S. Open

Tennis Aug 27, 2019

Kei Nishikori motors into second round at U.S. Open

Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday after Marco Trungelliti retired with an injury in the second set of their match. The seventh-seeded Nishikori had a trouble-free start to his campaign for a first Grand Slam title as he ...

Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori  given easy openers at U.S. Open

Tennis Aug 23, 2019

Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori given easy openers at U.S. Open

Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka will begin her title defense at the U.S. Open with a first-round clash against 93rd-ranked Anna Blinkova of Russia, while seventh seed Kei Nishikori faces a yet-unknown qualifier in his opening match. On Thursday, when the U.S. ...