Category Archive: Kei Nishikori

Air Kei airborne in Montreal

                                                        (images copyright Christopher Johnson Globalite… Continue reading

Raonic-Nishikori rivalry could be the next Sampras-Agassi, Federer-Nadal

In the decisive fourth set of the Wimbledon round of 16, Kei NIshikori got all returns back. He pinned Milos Raonic into the corner. But Raonic rifled a forehand winner down the line,… Continue reading

Fighting spirit: despite bad back, Kei Nishikori refuses to back down

—- Kei Nishikori comments after losing Rakuten Japan Open quarterfinal to Nicolas Almagro: “In the end, my back was so bad I felt I like I couldn’t hit anymore.” “My back was in… Continue reading

The Acrobatics of Air Kei — Nishikori soars at Rakuten Japan Open tennis

  Kei Nishikori is a joy to watch. He soars through the air like a Japanese manga hero. But he also wears his emotions in his pained expressions of struggle. A photo gallery… Continue reading