Result: Marin Cilic sees off Kei Nishikori at US Open

Marin Cilic
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Marin Cilic makes it through to the fourth round of the US Open with a four-set victory over Kei Nishikori.

Marin Cilic has made it through to the fourth round of the US Open with a four-set victory over Kei Nishikori at Flushing Meadows.

The Croatian 12th seed comfortably won the opening two sets 6-3 6-4 to put himself in control against the Japanese 17th seed.

Nishikori showed more fight in the third, but failed to take four break points as it went to a tie-break. It mattered little though as he came out on top 7-3 to get himself back in contention.

However, Cilic proved too much in the fourth and broke serve once to win 6-3.

Next up for Cilic is a last-16 encounter with either Martin Klizan or Jeremy Chardy.

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2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
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13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
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