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KEI NISHIKORI RUMORS

Nishikori not disappointed with Australian Open finish

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori was circumspect about his quarterfinal loss at the Australian Open on Wednesday, saying there's nothing wrong with getting to the final eight of any Grand Slam tournament. He's done it three times now - two of them at Melbourne Park - but he realizes there is plenty of room for improvement. Nishikori had few answers for...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nishikori advances to 3rd round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) U.S. Open finalist Kei Nishikori stayed on track for another strong Grand Slam performance when he beat Ivan Dodig 4-6, 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (0) on Thursday in the second round of the Australian Open. Dodig was serving for the fourth set at 5-4 when Nishikori broke the Croatian's serve, lashing a backhand past Dodig, who stood helpless at the net. Nishikori wasted...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Fowler shares bogus facts about Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori found on "satirical" Internet site.

Photo via The Student Section. Poor Chris Fowler. The ESPN College GameDay host, who is currently in the booth at the Australian Open for the WWL, decided to share some little known "facts" about Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori  he found on the Internet. Facts such as Nishikori was "the highest paid tennis player on the male side in the world," via his Japanese restaurant chain...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kei Nishikori wins at Aussie Open; Victoria Azarenka also advances

  Kei Nishikori returned to Grand Slam action for the first time since his run to the U.S. Open final, beating Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2 Tuesday in the first round of the Australian Open. The fifth-seeded Nishikori dropped his opening service game but recovered the break quickly and weathered a difficult opening match against Almagro, who reached the quarterfinals in his...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nishikori advances at Aussie Open; Azarenka into 2nd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Kei Nishikori returned to Grand Slam action for the first time since his run to the U.S. Open final, beating Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2 Tuesday in the first round of the Australian Open. The fifth-seeded Nishikori dropped his opening service game but recovered the break quickly and weathered a difficult opening match against Almagro, who reached...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

FAIL: Pro tennis player Kei Nishikori w/the swing & a miss. 2x. On the same point.....

Richard Gasquet defeated Kei Nishikori (6-7, 7-6, 7-6) in the semifinals of the Brisbane International on Friday and in the opening set Kei had a swing & a miss. Twice. On the same point. [The Big Lead]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

FASHION FIX: Australian Open Uniqlo kits for Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori, and Shingo Kunieda

Here are some images of the Uniqlo duds No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic, No. 5 seed Kei Nishikori, and men's wheelchair champion, Shingo Kunieda, are said to be wearing at the 2015 Australian Open. There's not much to say about these looks. In typical Uniqlo style, they're pretty basic. It's what we've come to expect from the Japanese retail giant for their ballers.[Photo(s) credit: tt...
Via Down the Line!
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kei Nishikori has super human eye-hand coordination and a cool get-up

If you needed more evidence that the Kei Nishikori brand is blowing up globally, here you go.The U.S. Open finalist is featured on the cover of the January 19 issue of TIME magazine under the headline 'The Way of Kei'. Kei posted on his Facebook page that he is "very honored" to be the magazine's cover star. Nissin Cup Noodle also released their latest commercial featuring their...
Via Down the Line!
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ahead to 2015 for Federer, Nishikori

Welcome back, dear readers. I come to you fresh off a great holiday break, having gorged on turkey, latkes, new year’s champagne, and all manner of tennis speculation as to what the year to come has in store for us. Since my last article, we’ve seen a decided resurgence of some familiar names and a streak of continued excellence from a rising star on the men’s side. For the...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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