Current rank

Latest tournament

French Open

5 latest results


General information

34 y.o

December 29, 1989


Shimane, Japan

5' 10"

178 cm

Ranking evolution


Past 50 results

May 26, 2024, French Open, ATP, First round, Clay

March 21, 2024, Miami Open presented by Itau, ATP, First round, Hard

July 28, 2023, Atlanta Open, ATP, Quarter-final, Hard

Latest posts about Kei Nishikori

May 26, 2024

Roland-Garros: Nishikori comes through epic to make second round

Kei Nishikori beat Gabriel Diallo 7-5, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-5. He'll play...
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Kei Nishikori, Roland-Garros, 2024
May 23, 2024

Hamburg, backhand, Federer, Monte-Carlo: Everything you always wanted to know about Lorenzo Musetti (but never had time to find out) – updated after UTS Frankfurt announcement

Italian Lorenzo Musetti is back in the headlines after joining the UTS Frankfurt...
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Carrie Dunn
Lorenzo Musetti
March 22, 2024

“I never lose that motivation” – Nishikori positive about return despite loss

Kei Nishikori shares the goal for his comeback, after the former world No...
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Bren Gray
Nishikori 2024
March 21, 2024

Japan, US Open runner-up, Forbes highest-paid: Everything you always wanted to know about Kei Nishikori (but never had the time to find out) – updated with Miami 2024 return

Kei Nishikori is the highest-ranked ATP player ever from Japan. Here are responses...
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Chris Oddo
Kei Nishikori Rogers Cup
March 21, 2024

Miami Masters: Nishikori beaten by Ofner on return to Tour

Sebastian Ofner defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday evening and will play...
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Tennis Majors
Kei Nishikori
February 29, 2024

Raducanu among the first wild cards for Miami Open

Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki and Kei Nishikori also received wild cards for the...
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Lucas Morlier
Emma Raducanu forehand
January 13, 2024

“His backhand is one of the best ever, really, that I’ve seen and played with” – Djokovic hopes Nishikori will be back soon

The Serb adds that he is a big fan of Nishikori's skills and...
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Haresh Ramchandani
Kei Nishikori and Novak Djokovic
November 15, 2023

November 15, 2015: The day Novak Djokovic completed the longest winning streak at the ATP Finals

Every day, Tennis Majors looks back at some of the biggest moments in...
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Djokovic_Nishikori OTD 15/11/15
August 28, 2023

Kei Nishikori withdraws from US Open due to knee injury

The 2014 finalist at Flushing Meadows was hoping to make his first Grand...
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Jamie Malachy
Kei Nishikori, US Open 2014
August 27, 2023

US Open: Ruud, Monfils, Gauff and more learn their fate

The draw for the US Open 2023 is now complete, following the end...
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Carole Bouchard
Casper Ruud
July 28, 2023

Atlanta Open: Fritz advances to semi-finals, ending Nishikori’s comeback

Taylor Fritz won against Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-2 on Friday evening and will...
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Tennis Majors
Taylor Fritz, Atlanta 2023
July 28, 2023

Atlanta Open: Nishikori continues comeback with win over Shang, making first quarter-final since 2021

Kei Nishikori beat Juncheng Shang 6-4, 7-6 (3) on Friday night and will...
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Tennis Majors
Kei Nishikori Atlanta Open 2023
July 26, 2023

Atlanta Open: Qualifier Shang upsets Shelton to reach last 16

The 18-year-old will face Japan's Kei Nishikori in the next round
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Juncheng Shang at the 2023 Miami Open
July 25, 2023

Atlanta Open: Nishikori into last 16, winning first match in almost two years

Kei Nishikori won against Jordan Thompson 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) on Tuesday evening....
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Kei Nishikori
April 28, 2023

Nishikori to return to the tour in end-May with three back-to-back ATP Challengers

The former world No 4 has not played since the 2021 Indian Wells...
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Haresh Ramchandani
Kei Nishikori Atlanta Open 2023
November 30, 2022

Nishikori’s return confirmed: Delray Beach announce field

After so long an absence after injury, the Japanese star is taking the...
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Carrie Dunn
Kei Nishikori
November 25, 2022

‘Federer inspired me’ – Nishikori on overcoming thoughts of retirement

Nishikori revealed the extent of his troubles during an injury-hit 2022 season
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Angus Wright
Kei Nishikori
July 26, 2022

Thiem joins Nishikori was wild card entrants for Winston-Salem Open

The two former top 5 players join Americans Frances Tiafoe and Tommy Paul...
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Haresh Ramchandani
Dominic Thiem and Kei Nsihikori have been awarded wild cards for the 2022 Winston-Salem Open
April 13, 2022

Djokovic, Nadal, Swiatek, Krejcikova lead entry list for Roland-Garros

Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori have already pulled out of the French Open...
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Haresh Ramchandani
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, 2021
January 10, 2022

Australian Open 2022: From Serena and Venus to Thiem, who is missing, and why

A list of the leading players who for one reason or another, will...
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Simon Cambers
Williams of the United States in action during the second round of the 2021 Internazionali BNL d'Italia WTA 1000 tournament against Nadia Podoroska
December 10, 2021

Nadal, Osaka to make comeback in Melbourne Summer Set ahead of Australian Open

Two of the game's biggest superstars, who were scarcely seen in action during...
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Haresh Ramchandani
Rafael Nadal, Melbourne, 2021