Kei Nishikori Biography: Began playing at age five...Mother, Eri, is a piano teacher; father, Kiyoshi, is an engineer...Has one older sister, Reina, who graduated from college and works in Tokyo...Moved from Shimane, Japan, to US at age 14, to train at the IMG Bollettieri Acadamey in Florida and didn't speak a word of English when he arrived..Came to academy as a member of Masaaki Morita Tennis Fund group, which consists of a select few Japanese players sponsored by Mr. Morita, CEO of Sony...A former roommate of Zachary Gilbert, son of ex-ATP Top 10 pro Brad Gilbert...Captured Roland Garros junior doubles title in 2006 and ranked as high as No. 7 in singles that year...Favorite surfaces are hard and clay courts and considers best shot his forehand...Named 2008 ATP Newcomer of Year...Sponsored by Nissin, Sony and Wowow...Trains at academy under guidance of Nick Bollettieri and travels with coach Dante Bottini and Brad Gilbert. Official Facebook profile - www.facebook.com/keinishikori Kei Nishikori Recent News:
Video: Ferrer Rome 2017 Hot Shot via Mens Blog - one year ago Video: Ferrer Rome 2017 Hot ShotWatch Hot Shot As Kei Nishikori can only watch David Ferrer's backhand float past him. Nadal Has Easy Day, Sock Next In Rome; Nishikori, Wawrinka Advance via Tennis X - one year ago Thursday in Rome it's Rafael Nadal-Jack Sock and Kei Nishikori-Juan Martin del Potro. Video: Nishikori Madrid 2017 Hot Shot via Mens Blog - one year ago Video: Nishikori Madrid 2017 Hot ShotIncredible defence by Kei Nishikori pays off in this rally with David Ferrer on Thursday in Madrid. Nishikori Withdraws, Djokovic Advances in Madrid via Tennis Now - one year ago No. 6 seed withdraws with wrist inflammation, sending Djokovic into semifinals.A wrist watch timed Kei Nishikori out of Madrid today.
The Video: Schwartzman Cops It Where It Hurts At Madrid 2017 via Mens Blog - one year ago Video: Schwartzman Cops It Where It Hurts At Madrid 2017 Diego Schwartzman's warm-up against Kei Nishikori at the Mutua Madrid Open was far more eventful than he wanted it to be. ATP Barcelona 2017 Main Draw - The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell via Mens Blog - one year ago ATP Barcelona 2017 Main Draw - The Barcelona Open Banc SabadellThe Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Trofeo Conde de Godo, has been staged at the Real Andy Murray In, Kei Nishikori Out Of Barcelona via Tennis X - one year ago Andy Murray has taken a wildcard into Barcelona. Memphis Event Moving To New York via Tennis Now - one year ago Tournament will be staged on Long Island in 2018.The Memphis champion's guitar has struck its final chord.
The Memphis Open is relocating to New Video: Roger Federer vs Kei Nishikori R4 Australian Open 2017 Full match via Mens Blog - one year ago Video: Roger Federer vs Kei Nishikori R4 Australian Open 2017 Full match Video: Fognini Miami 2017 Hot Shot via Mens Blog - one year ago Video: Fognini Miami 2017 Hot ShotWatch Fabio Fognini show his fast feet before hitting a tweener against Kei Nishikori at the Miami Open. Video: Verdasco Miami 2017 hot shot via Mens Blog - one year ago Video: Verdasco Miami 2017 hot shotWatch Miami hot shot as Fernando Verdasco rips a scorching forehand winner against Kei Nishikori. Nishikori: Novak Is Toughest Opponent via Tennis Now - one year ago World No. 4 weighs in on the Big Four.An elbow injury knocked defending champion Novak Djokovic out of this week's Miami Open.
Despite his absence, Video: Sock vs Nishikori Indian Wells Hot Shot via Mens Blog - one year ago Video: Sock vs Nishikori Indian Wells Hot ShotJack Sock shows off his touch and speed against Kei Nishikori during their BNP Paribas Open quarter-final in Indian Wells. Thiem wins Rio Open title via Mens Blog - one year ago Thiem wins Rio Open titleDominic Thiem scored a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Pablo Carreno Busta to win the 2017 Rio Open title. Kei Nishikori Knocked Out Of Rio In Racquet-Smashing Loss [Video] via Tennis X - one year ago Kei Nishikori suffered a first round loss for the first time in over a year. Kei Nishikori in Videos: Kei Nishikori vs James Blake