Kei Nishikori 28-01-15

Kei Nishikori 28-01-15

Stan Wawrinka v Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-4 7-6(6)
Kei Nishikori 26-01-15

Kei Nishikori 26-01-15

Kei Nishikori d David Ferrer 6-3 6-3 6-3
Kei Nishikori 24-01-15

Kei Nishikori 24-01-15

Kei Nishikori d Steve Johnson 6-7(7) 6-1 6-2 6-3
Kei Nishikori 22-01-15

Kei Nishikori 22-01-15

Kei Nishikori d Ivan Dodig 4-6 7-5 6-2 7-6(0)
Kei Nishikori 20-01-15

Kei Nishikori 20-01-15

Kei Nishikori d Nicolas Almagro 6-4 7-6 6-2
Nishikori turns on power when it matters

Nishikori turns on power when it matters

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.
Fearless '15 predictions: The men

Fearless '15 predictions: The men

Dan Imhoff gazes into his crystal ball and predicts what will happen in the men’s game after the season’s first major.
Nishikori loses his way

Nishikori loses his way

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.
Wawrinka marches back to last four

Wawrinka marches back to last four

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.
Day 10 preview: Old foes, new faces

Day 10 preview: Old foes, new faces

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?
Match of the Day: Kings of baseline

Match of the Day: Kings of baseline

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.
Nishikori leaves Ferrer lost for answers

Nishikori leaves Ferrer lost for answers

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.
Day 8 preview: Flying the flag

Day 8 preview: Flying the flag

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.
Nishikori by the numbers

Nishikori by the numbers

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.
Day 6 preview: Keys packs a punch

Day 6 preview: Keys packs a punch

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.
Nishikori pushed to limit

Nishikori pushed to limit

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.
AO Spotlight: Kei Nishikori

AO Spotlight: Kei Nishikori

Many experts believe Kei Nishikori will win a Grand Slam. For the moment, his target is to reach the semifinals at all four slams.
Day 2 preview: New year, fresh start

Day 2 preview: New year, fresh start

Last year was the high point of Stan Wawrinka’s career, but the reigning Melbourne champion is ready to look forward.
Kei Nishikori
Country:
Japan
Birth Date:
29 December 1989
Birth Place:
Shimane, Japan
Residence:
Bradenton, Florida, USA
Height:
1.78 metres (5 ft. 10 in.)
Weight:
74.1 kilos (163 lbs.)
Plays:
Right
Rankings
5
Singles
315
Doubles

Tournament Info

Australian Opens Played:
6
Events Entered:
Men's Singles
Best Singles Performance:
Quarter Finalist (2012, 2015)

Player Overview

Year turned pro:
2007
Career matches won:
195
Career matches lost:
107
Year to date matches won:
6
Year to date matches lost:
2
Current 52 week rank for singles:
5
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
315
High rank for singles:
5
High rank for doubles:
167
Career Prize Money:
$8,331,991 USD
Year to date prize money for singles:
$302,042 USD
Year to date prize money for doubles:
$6,380 USD

Grand Slam Singles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
2008--1ST4TH
20091ST---
2010-2ND1ST3RD
20113RD2ND1ST1ST
2012QF-3RD3RD
20134TH4TH3RD1ST
20144TH1ST4THRUP
2015QF---

Grand Slam Doubles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
2011-2ND2ND-

Legend

WON = Champion
RUP = Runner Up
SF = Semi Finalist
QF = Quarter Finalist
4TH = Lost in Fourth Round
3RD = Lost in Third Round
2ND = Lost in Second Round
1ST = Lost in First Round
Bio information courtesy of the ATP
Rod Laver Arena - Men's Singles - Quarterfinals
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
S.Wawrinka SUI (4)
 
6
6
78
 
K.Nishikori JPN (5)
 
3
4
66
Rod Laver Arena - Men's Singles - Round 4
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
D.Ferrer ESP (9)
 
3
3
3
 
K.Nishikori JPN (5)
 
6
6
6
Hisense Arena - Men's Singles - Round 3
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
S.Johnson USA 
 
79
1
2
3
 
K.Nishikori JPN (5)
 
67
6
6
6
Hisense Arena - Men's Singles - Round 2
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
I.Dodig CRO 
 
6
5
2
60
 
K.Nishikori JPN (5)
 
4
7
6
77
Margaret Court Arena - Men's Singles - Round 1
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
N.Almagro ESP 
 
4
61
2
 
K.Nishikori JPN (5)
 
6
77
6
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