/ Aug 21, 2017

Injury-hit Nishikori drops to 10th in world rankings

Ace Kei Nishikori, whose season has been cut short due to injury, dropped from ninth to 10th in the latest men's world rankings released Monday. It is the first time Nishikori has held a double-figure rank since he was 11th in August 2014. Nishikori will sit ...

Wrist pain forces Nishikori out of Cincinnati

/ Aug 14, 2017

Wrist pain forces Nishikori out of Cincinnati

World No. 9 Kei Nishikori will not compete in the upcoming Western and Southern Open hard court tournament as he is experiencing pain in his right wrist, he said through his official app on Sunday. The 27-year-old Japanese was scheduled to kick off the U.S. ...

Tired Nishikori falls in Citi Open semifinals

/ Aug 6, 2017

Tired Nishikori falls in Citi Open semifinals

Germany's Alexander Zverev dominated Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-4 Saturday in a showdown of top-10 rivals to reach the Citi Open final against South Africa's Kevin Anderson. Zverev, ranked a career-best eighth this week, dropped only seven points on his serve and never faced a break ...

Nishikori survives, makes semis

/ Aug 5, 2017

Nishikori survives, makes semis

Top 10 rivals Kei Nishikori and Alexander Zverev advanced to a semifinal showdown at the Citi Open on Friday while second-ranked Simona Halep retired with heat fatigue. Ninth-ranked Nishikori, the 2015 champion on the Washington hard courts, saved three match points in a tension-packed second ...

Nishikori makes winning start at Citi Open

/ Aug 2, 2017

Nishikori makes winning start at Citi Open

Second seed Kei Nishikori got off to a winning start at the rain-delayed Citi Open on Tuesday, posting a three-sets win over American Donald Young in the second round. Nishikori, who had a first-round bye, prevailed 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5) in a match that lasted ...

/ Jul 29, 2017

Nishikori seeded second for Citi Open

Kei Nishikori will be seeded second at the men's singles at Citi Open after the draw was made on Friday. Nishikori, ranked eighth in the world, will enter the tournament from the second round and faces the winner of a match between Americans Donald Young ...

Nishikori ousted in 3rd round

/ Jul 8, 2017

Nishikori ousted in 3rd round

Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the seventh time in his last nine attempts with a shock victory over ninth seed Kei Nishikori on Friday. The 29-year-old proved too solid for a listless Nishikori, winning 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) ...

Nishikori into third round with win over Stakhovsky

/ Jul 6, 2017

Nishikori into third round with win over Stakhovsky

Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round at Wimbledon for the second straight year, beating Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-4, 6-7(7-9), 6-1, 7-6 (8-6) on Wednesday. In the women's action, 19-year-old Wimbledon debutant Naomi Osaka also booked a spot in the third round after defeating 22nd ...

Nishikori routs Cecchinato, aims to win title

/ Jul 4, 2017

Nishikori routs Cecchinato, aims to win title

Kei Nishikori believes he can win Wimbledon this year after breezing through his first-round clash with Italy's Marco Cecchinato 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 on Monday. The ninth seed did not disappoint the legion of Japanese fans who gave him a hero's welcome as he walked on ...