Kamiji wins U.S. Open women's wheelchair singles title

More Sports / Tennis Sep 11, 2017

Kamiji wins U.S. Open women's wheelchair singles title

World No. 1 Yui Kamiji earned her third Grand Slam title of the season by winning the women's singles final at the U.S. Open wheelchair championships on Sunday. The top-seeded Japanese beat the second-seeded Diede de Groot of the Netherlands 7-5, 6-2 in the 1-hour, ...

Osaka, Kerber to square off in first round at U.S. Open

More Sports / Tennis Aug 26, 2017

Osaka, Kerber to square off in first round at U.S. Open

Naomi Osaka was handed a tough first-round encounter in the upcoming U.S. Open on Friday as she begins her Grand Slam campaign against world No. 6 and defending champion Angelique Kerber of Germany. The 19-year-old Osaka, who made a third-round exit last year, was drawn ...

More Sports / Tennis 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, Miyazato hail Matsuyama

More Sports / Golf Jun 22, 2017

Nishikori, Miyazato hail Matsuyama

Kei Nishikori on Tuesday heaped praise on his "amazing" countryman Hideki Matsuyama for reaching No. 2 in the PGA Tour rankings, the best ever position for a Japanese male golfer. But while he offered major praise, Nishikori hinted that he feels Matsuyama is not getting ...

Nishikori tops Mahut to reach fourth round

More Sports / Tennis Sep 4, 2016

Nishikori tops Mahut to reach fourth round

Kei Nishikori had a couple of nervy moments early, but managed to get on track to win his match against Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in four sets during the third round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Saturday. Playing into the New York evening, ...

Djokovic has wrist injury

More Sports / Tennis Aug 27, 2016

Djokovic has wrist injury

Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams face challenging early tests at the U.S. Open following Friday's draws for the year's last Grand Slam starting on Monday. Djokovic, who has been bothered by a wrist injury, faces towering Jerzy Janowicz of Poland in his opening ...

Nishikori loses in first round of U.S. Open

More Sports / Tennis Sep 1, 2015

Nishikori loses in first round of U.S. Open

Kei Nishikori fell in five sets to Benoit Paire of France in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday. "It's disappointing, but it's more my opponent playing well than my playing badly," said the fourth-seeded Nishikori, a finalist in last year's event, after ...

Nishikori confident entering U.S. Open

More Sports / Tennis Aug 29, 2015

Nishikori confident entering U.S. Open

Returning to the site of his best Grand Slam effort to date, world No. 4 Kei Nishikori said Friday he was going into the U.S. Open having achieved the best results of his life. A year ago, Nishikori nearly withdrew from the U.S. Open following ...