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 ...

Nadal sweeps by Anderson in final

More Sports / Tennis Sep 11, 2017

Nadal sweeps by Anderson in final

Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch — and that's exactly what it was. With his game at a high level at the end of an unusually easy path through a Grand Slam field, Nadal overwhelmed ...

Nishikori cruises past Chardy, into third round

More Sports / Tennis Jun 2, 2017

Nishikori cruises past Chardy, into third round

Kei Nishikori overcame some late resistance from Frenchman Jeremy Chardy to advance to the third round at the French Open on Thursday for the third straight year. The eighth-seeded Nishikori nearly allowed Chardy back into the match before sealing victory in the tie break to ...

Nishikori fights way into Geneva Open semis

More Sports / Tennis May 26, 2017

Nishikori fights way into Geneva Open semis

Kei Nishikori survived three match points and produced a thrilling comeback to beat South Africa's Kevin Anderson 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) to reach the semifinals of the Geveva Open on Thursday. The world No. 9, recently hampered by a right wrist injury, made a great ...

Nishikori tops Anderson, makes 3rd round in Miami

More Sports / Tennis Mar 25, 2017

Nishikori tops Anderson, makes 3rd round in Miami

World No. 4 Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the Miami Open after defeating Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-4, 6-3 on Friday. Second seed Nishikori, who reached the semifinals in 2014 before a runner-up finish last year, only had one ace to ...

Nishikori ousted by Anderson at Shanghai Masters

More Sports / Tennis Oct 16, 2015

Nishikori ousted by Anderson at Shanghai Masters

Sixth seed Kei Nishikori was eliminated from the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, losing in the third round to South Africa's Kevin Anderson. In two sets that went the distance, Nishikori fell 7-6 (12-10), 7-6 (7-3). With neither player faced with a service break, Nishikori squandered ...

Anderson ousts Nishikori in Shanghai Masters third round

More Sports / Tennis Oct 15, 2015

Anderson ousts Nishikori in Shanghai Masters third round

Sixth seed Kei Nishikori was eliminated from the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, losing in the third round to South Africa's Kevin Anderson. In two sets that went the distance, Nishikori fell 7-6 (12-10), 7-6 (7-3). With neither player faced with a service break, Nishikori squandered ...