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KEI NISHIKORI RUMORS

Nishikori advances to Gerry Weber Open quarters, will meet Janowicz

HALLE, Germany -- Second-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced to the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open by beating German wild card Dustin Brown 7-5, 6-1 on Thursday. Brown served a double-fault to give Nishikori two break points at 5-5 and the German then hit a volley into the net and dropped his serve. Nishikori wasted two set points before firing a service winner to take the first...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  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...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kei Nishikori reaches quarterfinals at French Open for first time

  Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese man in more than 80 years to reach the quarterfinals at the French Open, breezing past Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 as rain played havoc with other matches at Roland Garros on Sunday. In a nearly flawless performance that lasted less than two hours, Nishikori broke his opponent five times and hit 40 winners to follow in the...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kei Nishikori hires ex-French Open champ Chang as part-time coach

Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has enlisted the help of Michael Chang as he looks to break into the top 10 in 2014. Chang will join Nishikori's coaching staff for 17-20 weeks, Nishikori's management team announced on Wednesday. The 41-year-old American will act as an advisory coach to the 17th-ranked Nishikori, with full-time coach Dante Bottini remaining in his current role...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nishikori hires Michael Chang as part-time coach

Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has enlisted the help of Michael Chang as he looks to break into the top 10 in 2014. Chang will join Nishikori's coaching staff for 17-20 weeks in 2014, Nishikori's management team announced on Wednesday. Nishikori has been training with Chang for the last two weeks in California. The 23-year-old Nishikori rose to No. 11 in the world this year...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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