Kei Nishikori

Born: December 29, 1989 (age 27)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Matsue, Shimane, Japan
Nationality: Japan Japanese

Current Rank (Nov 6): No. 22 (1,885 points)
Japan's Kei Nishikori celebrates after winning a point in his third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship on January 18, 2013
Sports Mole has 466 articles about Kei Nishikori. Articles 1 to 40:
Rafael Nadal in action during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Rafael Nadal could be fit for ATP World Tour Finals
Rafael Nadal's doctor talks up the possibility of the world number one being fit in time to feature in the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London.
Nov 4, 21:17
Kei Nishikori in action against Andy Murray at the French Open on June 7, 2017
Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season through injury
Kei Nishikori is to miss the remainder of the tennis season after injuring his wrist.
Aug 16, 22:35
Andy Murray in action against Novak Djokovic in the French Open final on June 5, 2016
Andy Murray: 'I'm proud of French Open campaign'
World number one Andy Murray says that he is "proud" of how he managed to reach the French Open semi-finals before losing in five sets to Stanislas Wawrinka.
Jun 9, 18:40
Thanasi Kokkinakis watches on from the crowd on day one of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016
Kellogg's launch legal action against Thanasi Kokkinakis
Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis faces legal action from Kellogg's over the the use of his 'Special K' nickname.
Jun 9, 13:49
Andy Murray celebrates winning his French Open quarter-final on June 1, 2016
Result: Andy Murray sees off Kei Nishikori at French Open
World number one Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori in four sets to reach the French Open semi-finals.
Jun 7, 18:06
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray reaches French Open quarter-finals
Andy Murray books his spot in the quarter-finals of the 2017 French Open after recording a 6-3 6-4 6-4 victory over Russian Karen Khachanov.
Jun 5, 16:26
Andy Murray in action against Novak Djokovic in the French Open final on June 5, 2016
Andy Murray to face Andrey Kuznetsov at French Open
Top seed Andy Murray will face world number 85 Andrey Kuznetsov in the first round of the French Open at Roland Garros.
May 26, 13:46
Novak Djokovic reacts during the French Open final against Andy Murray on June 5, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic maintains impressive run at Italian Open
World number two Novak Djokovic beats Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4 6-4 in the last 16 of the Italian Open.
May 18, 17:12
Juan Martin Del Potro in action against Marin Cilic during round two of the Paris Masters on October 30, 2013
Result: Juan Martin del Potro holds off Kyle Edmund at Italian Open
British number two Kyle Edmund bows out of the Italian Open at the second-round stage after losing to Juan Martin del Potro.
May 17, 14:57
Rafael Nadal plays a backhand against Andrey Kuznetsov in their second-round match during day four of the Mutua Madrid Open on May 3, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal sets up Novak Djokovic semi-final at Madrid Open
Rafael Nadal beats David Goffin 7-6(3) 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open to set up a meeting with Novak Djokovic in the Spanish capital.
May 12, 17:26
Novak Djokovic in action against Andy Murray in the French Open final on June 5, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic through to Madrid Open semi-final after Kei Nishikori withdrawal
A recurrence of a wrist injury forces Kei Nishikori to withdraw, meaning that defending champion Novak Djokovic is through to the semi-finals of the Madrid Open.
May 12, 11:12
Andy Murray in action against Novak Djokovic in the French Open final on June 5, 2016
Andy Murray to face wildcard at Madrid Masters
World number one Andy Murray will face a wildcard in his opening match at the Madrid Masters.
May 6, 09:53
Result: Rafael Nadal beats Jack Sock to reach semi-finals of Miami Open
Rafael Nadal earns a straight-sets win over Jack Sock to seal a spot in the semi-finals of the Miami Open.
Mar 30, 09:11
Fabio Fognini in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Result: Fabio Fognini stuns Kei Nishikori to book place in last four of Miami Open
World number 40 Fabio Fognini is into the semi-finals of the Miami Open thanks to a 6-4 6-2 win over Kei Nishikori, who was carrying an injury problem.
Mar 29, 22:19
Dan Evans in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 19, 2016
Dan Evans, Kyle Edmund draw qualifiers at Miami Open
British pair Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund will both play qualifiers in the opening round of the Miami Open.
Mar 21, 13:11
Jack Sock returns a forehand to Denis Kudla during the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station on July 30, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Result: Jack Sock outlasts Kei Nishikori in Indian Wells quarter-finals
American Jack Sock moves through to the Indian Wells semi-finals with a three-set victory over Kei Nishikori.
Mar 18, 09:11
Nick Kyrgios in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Indian Wells quarter-final against Roger Federer
Nick Kyrgios is forced to pull out of his Indian Wells quarter-final against Roger Federer due to a suspected bout of food poisoning.
Mar 17, 17:56
Kei Nishikori goes for a shot during his fourth round match with Richard Gasquet at the French Open on May 29, 2016
Result: Kei Nishikori powers into last eight at Indian Wells with straight-sets win
Kei Nishikori advances through to the quarter-finals at Indian Wells by overcoming David Young 6-2 6-4 in California.
Mar 15, 19:47
Dan Evans of Great Britain and Kei Nishikori of Japan shake hands following their singles match on day one of the Davis Cup World Group on March 4, 2016
Result: Dan Evans bows out to Kei Nishikori in Indian Wells
British number two Dan Evans is out of the Indian Wells Masters after losing in straight sets to Kei Nishikori.
Mar 13, 00:53
Dan Evans during his men's singles match against Ricardas Berankis during day two of the ATP Aegon Open Nottingham on June 21, 2016
Result: Dan Evans thrashes Dustin Brown in Indian Wells opener
British number two Dan Evans is through to the second round of the Indian Wells Masters after an easy win over Dustin Brown.
Mar 11, 00:27
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray avoids star names in Indian Wells draw
World number one Andy Murray avoids the majority of the sport's big names in the draw for the Indian Wells Masters.
Mar 8, 16:11
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Australian Open: The road to the final
Australian Open: The road to the final
Jan 27, 22:54
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Result: Roger Federer battles past Kei Nishikori in five sets
Roger Federer beats fifth seed Kei Nishikori 6-7(4) 6-4 6-1 4-6 6-3 to book his place in Grand Slam quarter-final number 49 of his career.
Jan 22, 11:53
Andy Murray (apparently) celebrating during the Australian Open semi-final with Milos Raonic on January 29, 2016
Result: Andy Murray knocked out of Australian Open by Mischa Zverev
Sir Andy Murray suffers his earliest exit from the Australian Open since 2009 following defeat to world number 50 Mischa Zverev in Melbourne.
Jan 22, 09:14
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Roger Federer: "I am ready now"
Roger Federer admits that he is "ready" to see how far he can go in the Australian Open after an impressive third-round display.
Jan 20, 12:52
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2016
Result: Roger Federer eases past Tomas Berdych
Roger Federer defeats Tomas Berdych in straight sets to book his place in the fourth round of the Australian Open.
Jan 20, 12:28
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray storms past Novak Djokovic to win first ATP World Tour title
Andy Murray wins his first ATP World Tour title and clinches world number one spot with a straight-sets victory over Novak Djokovic in London.
Nov 20, 19:59
Novak Djokovic reacts during the French Open final against Andy Murray on June 5, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic powers past Kei Nishikori to set up Andy Murray showdown
Novak Djokovic storms past Kei Nishikori in just over an hour to set up a showdown with world number one rival Andy Murray in the final of the ATP World Tour.
Nov 19, 22:08
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray reflects on "one of hardest matches"
Andy Murray admits that his ATP Finals semi-final showdown with Milos Raonic was "one of the hardest matches" he has ever played.
Nov 19, 18:31
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray battles past Milos Raonic to reach ATP final
Andy Murray secures a hard-fought win over Milos Raonic to reach the final of the ATP World Tour Finals.
Nov 19, 17:53
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates defeating Milos Raonic of Canada in the quarter final during day seven of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 8, 2015
Andy Murray: 'I have to be clinical to overcome Milos Raonic'
Andy Murray insists that he could be in for a tough afternoon when taking on Milos Raonic, despite beating the Canadian in each of their last seven meetings.
Nov 19, 10:12
Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates his win over Evgeny Donskoy of Russia during their 2015 US Open Men's singles round 2 match at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 2, 2015. Cilic won 6-2, 6-3, 7-5. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD
Result: Marin Cilic rallies to beat Kei Nishikori in London
Marin Cilic comes from a set down to beat Kei Nishikori, whose place in the last four of the ATP World Tour Finals was already secured.
Nov 18, 22:16
Milos Raonic in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
Result: Dominant Milos Raonic reaches last four of ATP World Tour Finals
Milos Raonic defeats Dominic Thiem to seal his place in the last four of the ATP World Tour Finals.
Nov 17, 22:08
Andy Murray celebrates during the Australian Open semi-final with Milos Raonic on January 29, 2016
Andy Murray: 'I had to fight really hard to beat Kei Nishikori'
Andy Murray says that he had to fight "really hard" to overcome Kei Nishikori to edge closer to the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
Nov 16, 18:57
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray comes from set down to beat Kei Nishikori in ATP World Tour Finals
Andy Murray comes from behind to defeat Kei Nishikori to edge closer to the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals.
Nov 16, 17:37
Andy Murray celebrates during the Australian Open semi-final with Milos Raonic on January 29, 2016
Result: Andy Murray makes winning start to ATP World Tour Finals campaign
Andy Murray comes out on top 6-3 6-2 against Marin Cilic in London to make a winning start to his ATP World Tour Finals campaign.
Nov 14, 21:48
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka returns the ball to Spain's Rafael Nadal during their men's singles group stage match on day two of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament in London on November 16, 2015
Stanislas Wawrinka unhappy with opening day at ATP World Tour Finals
Stanislas Wawrinka admits that he was unhappy with his performance against Kei Nishikori at the ATP World Tour Finals.
Nov 14, 19:03
Kei Nishikori goes for a shot during his fourth round match with Richard Gasquet at the French Open on May 29, 2016
Kei Nishikori keen to achieve career-high ranking
Kei Nishikori admits that he has one eye on trying to end the year at world number three after beating Stanislas Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals.
Nov 14, 16:46
Kei Nishikori goes for a shot during his fourth round match with Richard Gasquet at the French Open on May 29, 2016
Result: Kei Nishikori eases past Stanislas Wawrinka at ATP World Tour Finals
Kei Nishikori begins his campaign at the ATP World Tour Finals with a straight-sets win over Stanislas Wawrinka.
Nov 14, 16:16
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray looking forward to season-ending ATP World Tour Finals
New world number one Andy Murray is looking forward to the ATP World Tour Finals as he bids to end his career-best season with his first title in the London tournament.
Nov 7, 20:39



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