KEI NISHIKORI RUMORS

Top-seeded Nishikori loses temper; loses in 1st round in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Kei Nishikori smashed his racket into the red clay after losing the first set on Tuesday, an unusual burst of anger from the usually calm Japanese player. Destroying the racket didn't help. He lost the second set, too, as Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci upset the top seed in the first round of the Rio Open 6-4, 6-3. ''It could be the worst match in the last few...
Via Associated Press
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Nishikori upset by Bellucci in first round in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Thomaz Bellucci upset top-seeded Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Rio Open, thrilling the home crowd on Carnival week in Rio de Janeiro. Nishikori, who lost the Argentina Open final on Sunday on clay, smashed his racket on the red clay after losing Tuesday's first set. It didn't get any better. He was broken in the first game of the second and...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nishikori finds footing on clay, reach Argentina semifinals

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Top-seeded Kei Nishikori is finding his footing on clay. After struggling in his first match in the Argentina Open, the Japanese player beat No. 6 Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-1, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semifinals in the outdoor clay-court event. Nishikori will face Carlos Berlocq of Argentina, a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 winner over Thiago Monteiro of Brazil...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nishikori finds footing on clay; in semifinals in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Top-seeded Kei Nishikori is finding his footing on clay. After struggling in his first match in the Argentina Open, the Japanese defeated No. 6 Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-1, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the outdoor clay-court event. Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain and Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine also reached the last four. Carreno Busta...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kei Nishikori, Sloane Stephens win Citi Open

Kei Nishikori and Sloane Stephens won their respective finals today at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C. Nishikori defeated American John Isner in three sets and Stephens beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to win her first WTA title. The men’s final pitted the big American against the speedy player from Japan. The last time these two played was in Miami back in the spring. On that day...
Via isportsweb.com
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kei Nishikori First Japanese Man To Reach French Open Quarterfinals Since 1933

PARIS — Kei Nishikori reached another milestone on Sunday, becoming the first Japanese man in more than 80 years to advance to the quarterfinals at the French Open. The fifth-seeded Nishikori, who has yet to drop a set at this year’s tournament, progressed to the last eight at the clay-court Grand Slam for the first time with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory...
Via NESN.com
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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