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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.
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.
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.
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, where the quality of the tennis was exceptional.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
275
Doubles

Tournament Info

Australian Opens Played:
5
Events Entered:
Men's Singles
Best Singles Performance:
Quarter Finalist (2012)

Player Overview

Year turned pro:
2007
Career matches won:
191
Career matches lost:
106
Year to date matches won:
2
Year to date matches lost:
1
Current 52 week rank for singles:
5
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
275
High rank for singles:
5
High rank for doubles:
167
Career Prize Money:
$8,052,749 USD
Year to date prize money for singles:
$22,800 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

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 - 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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Total Points
1st Serves In
% 1st Serves In
Total Aces
Total Double Faults
1st Serve Points Won
% 1st Serve Points Won
% 2nd Serve Points Won
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Day 9
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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