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KEI NISHIKORI RUMORS

Nishikori off to strong start at French Open

PARIS (AP) Fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan eased into the second round of the French Open on Sunday, beating French wild-card Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-3, 7-5, 6-1. Winning 79 percent of points on his first serve and hammering down seven aces, Nishikori converted seven of his 15 break points and took 2 hours, 10 minutes to brush the former big hope of French tennis off Court Suzanne...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nishikori tops Bautista Agut in 3 sets, advances to Barcelona semis

BARCELONA, Spain -- Defending champion Kei Nishikori made his way into the semifinals of the Barcelona Open by holding off Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 Friday. After the top-seeded Nishikori won the first set easily, Bautista Agut rebounded in the second and got his first break. He then saved three break points in his final service game before using two big serves to force...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic: An unlikely US Open winner

Kei Nishikori made it as far as the US Open finals before falling to Marin Cilic of Croatia In a bizarre twist of the men’s tennis world, Marin Cilic was crowned the 2014 US Open champion.  Everybody celebrates differently but after clenching his second match point Cilic ran into the stands to engage his box in a group hug.  He defeated the #10 seed Kei Nishikori 6-3,6-3,6-3...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

US Open 2014: Goodbye Federer and Djokovic

Another tough loss for Federer, as he is sent packing in the US Open semifinals Another shocking day at Flushing Meadows has come to a close.  The men’s semifinals were completed and no one could have anticipated the results.  In one semi Novak Djokovic took on Kei Nishikori and in the other Roger Federer played Marin Cilic. Without even paying much attention to these match ups...
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September 06, 2014  |  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...
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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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