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Kei Nishikori

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Nishikori
  • Age: 24 (29.12.1989)
  • Birthplace: Shimane, Japan
  • Residence: Bradenton, Florida, USA
  • Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
  • Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2007
  • Coach: Dante Bottini & Michael Chang
  • Website: http://www.keinishikori.com
8 Singles Ranking
Japan

Japan

As of 15.09.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

8
- 40-10 2 $3,298,459
Career

High

8

08.09.2014

175-101 5 $6,891,044

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

538
2 2-2 0 $5,540
Career

High

167

19.03.2012

16-22 0 $6,891,044

Singles & Doubles combined

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, who was coach in 2011...Captured Roland Garros junior doubles title in 2006 and ranked as high as No. 7 in singles that year...Favourite surfaces are hard and clay courts and considers best shot his forehand...Named 2008 ATP Newcomer of Year...Sponsored by Nissin...In 2011, played Chang in Tokyo to raise money for earthquake relief...Trains at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy.

Nishikori DEUCE Feature (Nov. 2008)
Nishikori DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2012)
Japanese Tennis DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2013)

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