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Roger Federer beaten by Kei Nishikori in ATP Finals opener

ESPN - 12 Nov 2018
LONDON -- Kei Nishikori hit a backhand so good it threw Roger Federer off his game as the 20-time Grand Slam champion earned a code violation before capitulating in a surprise defeat at the ATP Finals on Sunday. Two points away from losing the opening ...

Watch: Thiem's dominant display over Nishikori - best shots

BBC Sport - 15 Nov 2018
Watch: Thiem's dominant display over Nishikori - best shots. 15 Nov 201815 Nov 2018; From the section Tennis. Watch the best shots from Dominic Thiem's convincing 6-1 6-4 win over Kei Nishikori at the ATP Finals in London. WATCH MORE: Share.

Five best shots from 'embarrassing' Nishikori defeat by Anderson

BBC Sport - 13 Nov 2018
Watch the five best shots from Kei Nishikori's "embarrassing" 6-0 6-1 defeat by Kevin Anderson in the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London. WATCH MORE: Watch: Five best shots as Zverev beats Cilic in straight sets. Share. Share this post on. Facebook

Analysis: 'Nishikori didn't have a chance against Anderson'

BBC Sport - 13 Nov 2018
BBC Sport commentator Andrew Castle says he "felt sorry" for Kei Nishikori after he was thrashed 6-0 6-1 by Kevin Anderson in their ATP Tour Finals match in London, while former British number one Tim Henman says "it was an absolute clinic". WATCH ...

Kei Nishikori exits ATP Finals after defeat to Dominic Thiem

The Japan Times - 16 Nov 2018
Before the tournament, I was playing well but my three matches here were not so good,” said Nishikori, who was hoping to reach the ATP Finals semis for the third time in four attempts. “There were too many unforced errors for me. . . . I think I made ...

Dominic Thiem AU - 15 Nov 2018
GAME, SET AND MATCH! - THIEM 6-1 6-4 NISHIKORI. Thiem does indeed stay calm and focused to serve out a straight sets victory to love in one hour and 24 minutes. He's still alive in the tournament but needs a major favour from Kevin Anderson when he ...

Vienna Open: Kei Nishikori to face Kevin Anderson in final

ESPN - 27 Oct 2018
Nishikori has a 4-2 record against Anderson from six previous meetings, including a 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(4) win in New York in February. A win for Nishikori would move him closer to Dominic Thiem in the ATP's Race to London. Thiem currently holds the eighth ...

Kei Nishikori admits to a poor week despite toppling Roger Federer - 15 Nov 2018
Nishikori smashed his racket on the ground in disgust but he did at least make a better fist of the second set, although he was powerless to prevent Thiem running out 6-1 6-4 winner. “I felt fresh, but I just didn't feel the ball this week,” said ...

'Lucky' Kei Nishikori set for ATP Finals

The Japan Times - 10 Nov 2018
Nishikori returned to action in January after a five-month absence due to a right wrist injury and fell to No. 39 in the ATP rankings, his lowest position since 2011. The 28-year-old said his confidence increased after the French Open and Wimbledon. He ...

Thiem Blasts Past Nishikori To Keep Semifinal Hopes Alive

beIN SPORTS USA - 15 Nov 2018
Dominic Thiem kept alive his chances of reaching the last four of the ATP Finals with a 6-1 6-4 win over Kei Nishikori on Thursday. Only a straight-sets victory was enough to keep the world number eight in contention after defeats to Kevin Anderson and ...

Kei Nishikori's resilience lands him in London once again

Tennis Magazine - 08 Nov 2018
After that season-opening defeat, Nishikori made a quick recovery by taking the title the next week at a Challenger tournament in Dallas. He defeated Novikov in straight sets in the first round, and only lost one set all week to claim the championship ...

Anderson thrashes Nishikori to be on verge of ATP semis

Toronto Star - 13 Nov 2018
LONDON—Kevin Anderson thrashed Kei Nishikori 6-0, 6-1 on Tuesday to move to the brink of the last four on his ATP Finals debut. The 32-year-old South African was on the verge of completing just the second whitewash in the competition's history until ...

Nishikori to replace Del Potro at ATP Finals

Yahoo Sports - 03 Nov 2018
LONDON (Reuters) - Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the season-ending ATP Finals and will be replaced by Japan's Kei Nishikori, organizers of the London event said on Saturday. World number four Del Potro is still sidelined with a ...

Kei Nishikori upset by Kevin Anderson in Erste Bank Open final

The Japan Times - 29 Oct 2018
In the 500 series tournament, Nishikori was unable to overcome Anderson's powerful service play with this year's Wimbledon runner-up winning 91 percent of his first-serve points, hitting 13 aces and 36 winners en route to his second victory of the season.

Anderson fails Nishikori test in Paris

Sport24 - 02 Nov 2018
Paris - Kevin Anderson's Paris Masters campaign was ended by Japan's Kei Nishikori on Thursday night. Nishikori, seeded 10, made the quarter-finals by beating the seventh-seeded Anderson 6-4, 6-4 to avenge his defeat to the big South African in Sunday ...

Sublime Kevin Anderson thrashes Kei Nishikori at ATP Finals

The Independent - 13 Nov 2018
Kevin Anderson came within a whisker of a rare 'double bagel' at the ATP Finals when he trounced Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-0 6-1 at the O2 Arena. The 32-year-old debutant at the ATP's blue riband event won the first 11 games of the round-robin clash ...

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