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Kei Nishikori Biography

Kei Nishikori is a Japanese tennis player,currently ranked World No. 17 as of September 17, 2012. He qualified for his first ATP main draw event at the Countrywide Classic in Los Angeles, California at the age of 17. Nishikori won the 2004 title at the Riad 2 Tournament in Rabat, Morocco. He partnered with Emiliano Massa to win the 2006 Junior French Open and the next year Nishikori won the 2007 Luxilon Cup held at the 2007 Sony Ericsson Open by defeating Michael McClune. In 2007, he partnered with Donald Young to win the doubles title at Little Rock. In July, he beat Alejandro Falla in the first round, to record his first ATP main-draw win. On 25 March, Nishikori was named 2008 ATP Newcomer of the Year and became the first Asian player to win the award. In 2012, Nishikori made it to the quarterfinals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships after beating Belgian Olivier Rochus.

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Andy Murray and Alexander Zverev accept wildcards into Barcelona Open
Andy Murray and Alexander Zverev accept wildcards into Barcelona Open
Both Murray and Zverev made early exits at this week's Monte Carlo Masters.
Video: Kei Nishikori destroys his racquet in shock first round loss at Rio
Video: Kei Nishikori destroys his racquet in shock first round loss at Rio
Nishikori is rarely overtly expressive on court, so his reaction comes as a major shock.
Why Roger Federer could win his 18th Grand Slam title in Melbourne
Why Roger Federer could win his 18th Grand Slam title in Melbourne
Why the Australian Open can prove to be a defining moment in Roger Federer's career.
Murray through to Round 2 with patchy win over Ilya Marchenko at Australian Open 2017
Murray through to Round 2 with patchy win over Ilya Marchenko at Australian Open 2017
Andy Murray is through to the second round in straight sets, but it was not an easy contest.
Australian Open 2017: Top 5 contenders for the title
Australian Open 2017: Top 5 contenders for the title
Here's a look at the top picks for this year's Australian Open, which begins at Melbourne Park on the 9th of January, 2017.
2016 ATP World Tour: Rating the Top 5 players
2016 ATP World Tour: Rating the Top 5 players
With 2016 coming to an end, let's take a look at how the Top 5 players at the end of the year fared throughout the year.
IPTL 2016: Teams announced, one Big Four member confirmed to play
IPTL 2016: Teams announced, one Big Four member confirmed to play
So far, the only ATP top-10 singles player is the World No. 5 Kei Nishikori who will be helming the Japan Warriors.
Does Andy Murray's lack of top 5 wins make his No. 1 title less credible?
Does Andy Murray's lack of top 5 wins make his No. 1 title less credible?
Murray's win over Kei Nishikori was the first time in 6 months he beat a top-5 player.
ATP Finals: Murray edges Nishikori in marathon match
ATP Finals: Murray edges Nishikori in marathon match
ATP World Tour Finals 2016: The ranking carousel, talented debutants and major absentees
ATP World Tour Finals 2016: The ranking carousel, talented debutants and major absentees
This year's World Tour Finals have seen two key figures missing in Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
2016 ATP World Tour Finals: 5 matches to look forward to
2016 ATP World Tour Finals: 5 matches to look forward to
With the ATP World Tour Finals beginning today, let's take a look at five matches to look forward to
VIDEO ATP World Tour Finals 2016: Tennis stars attempt the Mannequin Challenge
VIDEO ATP World Tour Finals 2016: Tennis stars attempt the Mannequin Challenge
Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and tennis' top 8 attempted the latest viral craze ahead of the World Tour Finals in London.
ATP World Tour Finals 2016: What does Andy Murray need to do to be the year-end No. 1?
ATP World Tour Finals 2016: What does Andy Murray need to do to be the year-end No. 1?
A look at the numbers and how many points Novak Djokovic needs to retain the year-end World No. 1 title.
BNP Paribas Paris Masters 2016: Preview
BNP Paribas Paris Masters 2016: Preview
Here's a look at all the possibilities and what to expect from the BNP Paribas Masters 2016.
5 people who could take over as Novak Djokovic's coach
5 people who could take over as Novak Djokovic's coach
A look at 5 tennis coaches Djokovic should consider if he terminates Becker's services.
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