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Nishikori dealt crushing defeat against Anderson

More Sports / Tennis Nov 14, 2018

Nishikori dealt crushing defeat against Anderson

Following a straight-sets upset over six-time champion Roger Federer in his opening match, Kei Nishikori came crashing back to earth with a 6-0, 6-1 loss against South Africa's Kevin Anderson at the ATP Finals on Tuesday. After beating Anderson earlier this month at the ATP ...

Kei Nishikori upsets Roger Federer in ATP Finals opener

More Sports / Tennis Nov 12, 2018

Kei Nishikori upsets Roger Federer in ATP Finals opener

Kei Nishikori produced a big upset against six-time ATP Finals champion Roger Federer, defeating the Swiss great in straight sets 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 in their first-round group match at the season-ending tournament on Sunday. Nishikori, currently No. 9 in the world rankings, had not beaten ...

'Lucky' Kei Nishikori set for ATP Finals

More Sports / Tennis Nov 10, 2018

'Lucky' Kei Nishikori set for ATP Finals

Kei Nishikori said Friday he was "lucky" to be at the ATP Finals after clawing his way up the rankings to reach the elite-eight man event after a lengthy injury layoff. Nishikori qualified for the tournament, which starts at O2 Arena on Sunday, when Juan ...

Kei Nishikori cruises into Erste Bank Open final

More Sports / Tennis Oct 28, 2018

Kei Nishikori cruises into Erste Bank Open final

Kei Nishikori advanced to the final of the Erste Bank Open with a straight-sets semifinal victory over Mikhail Kukushkin on Saturday. Nishikori, ranked 11th in the world, defeated his 71st-ranked opponent from Kazakhstan 6-4, 6-3 in one hour, 29 minutes. Kukushkin did not have a ...

Kei Nishikori reaches Erste Bank Open semifinals

More Sports / Tennis Oct 27, 2018

Kei Nishikori reaches Erste Bank Open semifinals

Kei Nishikori advanced to the Erste Bank Open semifinals with a straight-sets victory over top seed Dominic Thiem of Austria on Friday. Fifth seed Nishikori cruised past the world No. 7 at Vienna's Stadthalle, winning 6-3, 6-1 to set up a semifinal with Kazakhstan's Mikhail ...