Result: Kei Nishikori too good for Grigor Dimitrov

Kei Nishikori celebrates victory over Donald Young during their Australian Open third round match on January 18, 2014
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Kei Nishikori beats Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets in the third round of the Miami Masters.

Kei Nishikori has secured a place in the fourth round of the Miami Masters with a straight-sets victory against Grigor Dimitrov.

The Japanese player got the better of his opponent 7-6(7) 7-5 in their third-round encounter.

The first set went with serve, which resulted in a tie-break, and Nishikori dominated to win 7-1.

Dimitrov was able to hold serve for the majority of the second set, but Nishikori came out on top with a late break to advance in the tournament.

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria celebrates his win over Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain following their men's singles match on day eight of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2014
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