2019 French Open: The older generation prevails
The older generation prevailed as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori advanced after surviving the stiff challenge by David Goffin, Casper Ruud and Laslo Dere in the third round. Nadal defeated Belgian Goffin 6/1; 6/3; 4/6; 6/3. Federer defeated Norwegian Rudd 6/3; 6/6; 7/6 (8). Nishikori outlasted Slovakia’s Dere 6/4; 6/7(8); 6/3; 4/6; 8/6.…
Osaka will learn to deal with fame says Nishikori
Kei Nishikori is confident his Japanese compatriot Naomi Osaka will learn to cope with pressure as she deals deal with her new elite status in tennis.
Kevin Anderson tops group after lopsided victory over Nishikori
Kevin Anderson made it two wins in his group with a lop-sided 6/0, 6/1 victory over Kei Nishikori in the second match of their group. It was the ninth meeting of the two players.
History-making Federer, Nishikori
Roger Federer’s title victory in Basel entered the record books in numbers, but Kevin Anderson’s win over Kei Nishikori in the Vienna finals made history...
Basilashvilli, Wozniacki win in Beijing, Medvedev in Tokyo
Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the weekend achieved a stunning upset in defeating Japan’s Kei Nishikori on home turf to win the Rakuten title...
Kei Nishikori, Naomi Osaka keep Japan’s flag flying at U.S. Open
When this 50th anniversary edition of the US Open kicked off, there were 128 men and 128 women from many countries. As the fiesta reached semi-final stage, only the host country and Japan have two gladiators standing.
Friends reunited as Nishikori faces practice mate at Wimbledon
Kei Nishikori admits he had mixed feelings when he was drawn to face old friend Christian Harrison in the Wimbledon first round next week.
French Open: Zverev, Nishikori, Djokovic, advance, Dimitrov out
Germany’s Alexander Zverev, the second seed, narrowly escaped an upset in the hands of Damir Dzumhur from Bosnia-Herzegovina as he won 6/2; 4/6; 4/6; 7/6 (3); 7/5. Japan’s Kei Nishikori rolled over French...
Nishikori beats wildcard Janvier in Roland Garros first round
Japan's Kei Nishikori saw off the challenge of French youngster Maxime Janvier to book his spot in the second round at Roland Garros on Sunday.The 19th seed had to work hard to get past the plucky 21-year-old wildcard, but was always the stronger player in a 7-6 (7/0), 6-4, 6-3 victory on Court One.