Rafael Nadal advances to Paris Masters quarterfinals

Tennis Nov 1, 2019

Rafael Nadal advances to Paris Masters quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal beat Stan Wawrinka for the 19th time in 22 meetings, winning 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Paris Masters quarterfinals. The two players share 22 Grand Slams, but Nadal has 19 of them and once again established a stranglehold on his Swiss ...

Stan Wawrinka ousts Kei Nishikori in second round

More Sports / Tennis Aug 16, 2018

Stan Wawrinka ousts Kei Nishikori in second round

Kei Nishikori made a second-round exit from the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, losing in straight sets to former world No. 3 Stan Wawrinka. The 2016 U.S. Open champion from Switzerland showed his game is back on track following a prolonged absence with a ...

Nishikori upset in semis

More Sports / Tennis May 27, 2017

Nishikori upset in semis

Top seed and defending champion Stan Wawrinka on Friday reached the Geneva clay court final, where he'll face German outsider Mischa Zverev, who stunned Kei Nishikori 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Wawrinka, 32, eased into the final by seeing off Russian world No. 85 Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3, ...

Venus turns back clock, makes semifinals

More Sports / Tennis Jan 24, 2017

Venus turns back clock, makes semifinals

Venus Williams continued her astonishing late-career revival by felling Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) on Tuesday to reach her first Australian Open semifinal in 14 years and become the oldest woman to reach the last four at Melbourne Park in the Open era. The quarterfinal ...

Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

More Sports / Tennis Nov 15, 2016

Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori hurt Stan Wawrinka's chances of finishing the season as the World No. 3 player, beating the Swiss 6-2, 6-3 in his opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals Monday. Nishikori, who is making his third straight appearance in the ...

Nishikori qualifies for ATP Tour finals

More Sports / Tennis Oct 12, 2016

Nishikori qualifies for ATP Tour finals

Kei Nishikori will make a third straight appearance at the ATP Tour finals next month after becoming the fifth player to qualify for the season-ending tournament, organizers said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old world No. 4 will join the top three players — Novak Djokovic, Andy ...

More Sports / Tennis Sep 29, 2016

Nishikori aims for third Japan Open title

Kei Nishikori has been handed a huge boost in his hunt for a third Japan Open title after holder and third-ranked Swiss Stan Wawrinka pulled out with a back problem on Thursday. World No. 5 Nishikori, who won the singles bronze medal at the Rio ...