Stan Wawrinka v Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-4 7-6(6)
Kei Nishikori d David Ferrer 6-3 6-3 6-3
Kei Nishikori d Steve Johnson 6-7(7) 6-1 6-2 6-3
Kei Nishikori d Ivan Dodig 4-6 7-5 6-2 7-6(0)
Kei Nishikori d Nicolas Almagro 6-4 7-6 6-2
Kei Nishikori, the No.5 seed, negotiates a tricky hurdle by beating dangerous floater Nicolas Almagro 6-4 7-6(1) 6-2 at Margaret Court Arena.
Dan Imhoff gazes into his crystal ball and predicts what will happen in the men’s game after the season’s first major.
Kei Nishikori came into Wednesday’s quarterfinal with form and confidence on his side, but a straight-sets drubbing by Stan Wawrinka prompted more questions than answers.
Stan Wawrinka lost to Kei Nishikori in a classic five-setter at the US Open but there was never any chance of the defending AO champion slipping up as he progressed to the semifinals in straight sets.
Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport had a long rivalry at the height of their careers; at 34, can Venus stop the Melbourne run of Davenport-coached teen Madison Keys?
AO Analyst Craig O’Shannessy relishes a rematch of last year's US Open quarterfinal between Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori, a match of exceptional quality.
No.5 seed Kei Nishikori dismantles David Ferrer for the loss of just nine games to advance to a quarterfinal with defending Melbourne champion Stan Wawrinka.
Monday may be Australia Day, but a host of Americans from different generations will look to keep the Stars and Stripes fluttering in the women’s draw.
Fifth seed Kei Nishikori shrugs off a slow start to dispose of American Steve Johnson 6-7(7) 6-1 6-2 6-3 to set up a round of 16 meeting with David Ferrer.
Madison Keys has a power-laden game; on the bright stage of Saturday night at Australian Open 2015, the young American will need to be at her free-swinging best to oust Petra Kvitova.
Kei Nishikori had to sweat out victory against Ivan Dodig in four gruelling sets. For a time in the fourth set, however, it was touch and go as to whether he would win through.
Many experts believe Kei Nishikori will win a Grand Slam. For the moment, his target is to reach the semifinals at all four slams.
Last year was the high point of Stan Wawrinka’s career, but the reigning Melbourne champion is ready to look forward.