Kei Nishikori Advance to The Semifinal Swiss Indoors Basel

Kei Nishikori Swiss Indoor 2011

Kei Nishikori of Japan cruised into semifinals Swiss Indoors Basel. In the quarter-finals on Friday, the 31 ranked beating Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 6-4, 5-7 and 6-4. After playing in a marathon for 2 hours 39 minutes, a service ace from Nishikori, terminate fight of Kazakhstan tennis player. This is the third semifinals of Nishikori in 6 weeks. Nishikori also made it to the semifinal last month in Kuala Lumpur and at the Shanghai Masters, which was the best showing of his career.

“It’s a great feeling to reach three semi-finals in six weeks,” said Nishikori. “I knew it was going to be a tough week. Beating Tomas Berdych in the first round and getting to the semi-finals has been a great experience.

The 21-year-old, who holds the highest ATP ranking ever for a Japanese player, will play either top seed Novak Djokovic or former Australian Open finalist Marcos Baghdatis on Saturday.

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  1. […] the semifinals Djokovic has been awaited by the Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori, who in the last 6 weeks managed to put himself in the semifinal series at three ATP World Tour […]

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