Nishikori battles into quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis Jul 10, 2018

Nishikori battles into quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori clinched victory in the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time in his career on Monday after surviving a tough test against Ernests Gulbis, beating the Latvian 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (12-10), 6-1. Later in the day, three-time champion Novak Djokovic cruised ...

Kei Nishikori falls in Rome quarters

More Sports / Tennis May 19, 2018

Kei Nishikori falls in Rome quarters

Kei Nishikori fell to former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals of the clay-court Italian Open on Friday, going down 2-6, 6-1, 6-3. Nishikori, currently ranked 24th in the world, got off to a strong start against the 11th-seeded Serbian, nabbing unanswered breaks ...

Kei Nishikori advances to Italian Open quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis May 18, 2018

Kei Nishikori advances to Italian Open quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori powered past Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in straight sets Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open. Nishikori, coming off a win against world No. 4 Grigor Dimitrov a day earlier, defeated the 28th-ranked Kohlschreiber 6-1, 6-2 in just over an ...