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Kei Nishikori of Japan defends his Memphis title by beating Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 7-6 (0)

Kei Nishikori of Japan successfully defended his title at the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships, beating Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 6-4, 7-6 (0) on Sunday.Nishikori won his fourth career title along with the $103,100 winner's check and 250 points on the ATP Tour by making this event at The Racquet Club his first successful title defense. He became the first back-to-back winner since Tommy Haas won in 2006 and 2007.Karlovic came in having not been broken even once this week and looking for his sixth career title. The big-serving Karlovic and his 20 aces couldn't counter Nishikori's precision.American Eric Butorac and Raven Klaasen of South Africa beat Bob and Mike Bryan 6-4, 6-4 for the doubles title. It's the second time this year Butorac and Klaasen have beaten the Bryans after knocking them out of the Australian Open in January....

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  1. Kei Nishikori of Japan advances to Memphis final when Matosevic retires with blistered foot

    Kei Nishikori of Japan advanced to the final of the U.S. National Indoor Championships when Australian Marinko Matosevic retired Saturday with a blistered right foot...

  2. Kei Nishikori of Japan advances, will play Feliciano Lopez of Spain in Memphis final

    Kei Nishikori was walking past Marinko Matosevic, ready to switch ends after winning the first set 6-4. The Australian stopped him near the umpire's chair.Matosevic ...

  3. Kei Nishikori of Japan wins his 3rd career title, beating Feliciano Lopez 6-2, 6-3 in Memphis

    Kei Nishikori of Japan won his third career title and second since October, beating Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-2, 6-3 in the U.S. National Indoor Championships on Su...

  4. Kei Nishikori vence a Milos Raonic para ganar el Abierto de Japón de tenis

    El japonés Kei Nishikori fue profeta en su propia tierra al ganar el domingo el Abierto de Japón.Nishikori, octavo cabeza de serie, derrotó en la final al canadiense...

  5. Kei Nishikori pulls out Paris Masters with right ankle injury; Simon reaches quarterfinals

    Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of his third-round match against Gilles Simon at the Paris Masters because of a recurring right ankle injury.The 15th-seeded Ni...

  6. Japan's Kei Nishikori pulls out of Swiss Indoors in Basel due to ankle injury

    Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of the Swiss Indoors because of an injury to his right ankle.He complained about feeling pain after losing to Sam Querrey of th...

  7. Juan Monaco beats Kei Nishikori in 3 sets to reach Malaysian Open final

    Second-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina outlasted Kei Nishikori of Japan, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (4) Saturday to reach the final of the Malaysian Open.Nishikori led 5-2 in the...

  8. Carlos Berlocq es eliminado por el japonés Kei Nishikori

    El argentino Carlos Berloq no pudo pasar a la tercera ronda del Abierto de Acustralia al caer derrotado ante el japonés Kei Nishikori por 7-6(4), 6-4 y 6-1.Berlocq e...

  9. John McEnroe pierde con Kei Nishikori en partido de ayuda a víctimas de desastre en Japón

    John McEnroe, una leyenda del tenis de hace tres décadas, perdió el domingo un partido de exhibición con el principal tenista japonés por 1-6, 6-4 y desempate de 10-...

  10. John McEnroe loses to Japan's rising star Kei Nishikori in charity match in Japan

    Seven-time grand slam singles champion John McEnroe gave Japan's top player a run for his money on Sunday before losing 1-6, 6-4 and 10-7 in a tiebreaker in a charit...

  11. Czechs open big lead over Japan in Davis Cup

    Tokyo, Japan (SportsNetwork.com) - Radek Stepanek and Lukas Rosol won singles matches Friday to give the Czech Republic a commanding lead over Japan in their Davis C...

  12. Japan wins doubles match against Canada to take lead

    Tokyo, Japan (SportsNetwork.com) - The Japanese duo of Kei Nishikori and Yasutaka Uchiyama defeated the Canadian pairing of Frank Dancevic and Daniel Nestor in their...

  1. Defending champ Kei Nishikori of Japan downs Michael Russell 6-3, 6-2 to reach Memphis final

    Kei Nishikori of Japan will defend his title at the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships after beating American Michael Russell 6-3, 6-2 Saturday in the semifin...

  2. Defending champ Kei Nishikori needs 3 sets to down Bogomolov to reach Memphis semifinal

    Defending champion Kei Nishikori rallied past Russian Mikhail Bogomolov Jr. 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championship...

  3. Kei Nishikori needs 5 sets to win 1st-round match over Matosevic at Australian Open

    Kei Nishikori saved most of his energy for the business end of his first-round match Tuesday to beat Australian Marinko Matosevic 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 at the torr...

  4. Japan's Kei Nishikori hires Michael Chang as part-time coach

    Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has enlisted the help of Michael Chang as he looks to break into the top 10 in 2014.Chang will join Nishikori's coaching staff for...

  5. Feliciano López supera a Kei Nishikori en la primera ronda

    El español Feliciano López superó al japonés Kei Nishikori por 6-4 y 7-6(4) en la primera ronda del torneo de tenis de Cincinnati (Ohio, Estados Unidos), puntuable p...

  6. No. 2-ranked Roger Federer loses to Kei Nishikori 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in third round at Madrid Open

    Roger Federer was ousted by Kei Nishikori of Japan with a 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 loss Thursday in the third round of the Madrid Open.Following the loss by the second-ranked S...

  7. Kei Nishikori pulls out of upcoming French Open

    Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of the upcoming French Open after failing to recover from an abdominal injury.The 18th-ranked Nishikori picked up the injury pl...

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