Kei Nishikori

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Tennis Player
Date of Birth December 29, 1989
Place of Birth Matsue, Japan
Age 31 years old
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Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori is a Japanese professional tennis player. He is the only male Japanese tennis player in history to be ranked inside the top 5 in singles, and first reached his career-high singles ranking of world No. 4 in March 2015. He is currently ranked world No. 31 by the Association of Tennis Professionals. Nishikori has won 12 singles titles and was runner-up at the 2014 US Open, making him the first male player representing an Asian country to reach a Grand Slam singles final. He also became the first man from Asia to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals and reached the semifinals in 2014 and 2016. In addition, Nishikori defeated Rafael Nadal to win the bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, bringing Japan its first Olympic tennis medal in 96 years.

Full name: Kei Nishikori
Native name: 錦織 圭
Residence: Bradenton, Florida, United States
Born: December 29, 1989, Matsue, Shimane, Japan
Height: 1.78 m
Turned pro: 2007
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach(es): Brad Gilbert (2010–2011), Dante Bottini (2010–2019), Michael Chang (2014–), Max Mirnyi (2020-)
Prize money: US$ 23,846,631, 14th all-time leader in earnings
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Career record: 403–190 (%in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles: 12
Highest ranking: No. 4 (2 March 2015)
Current ranking: No. 31 (16 March 2020)
Australian Open: QF (2012, 2015, 2016, 2019)
French Open: QF (2015, 2017, 2019)
Wimbledon: QF (2018, 2019)
US Open: F (2014)
Tour Finals: SF (2014, 2016)
Career record: 25–31 (%in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles: 0
Highest ranking: No. 167 (19 March 2012)
Current ranking: No. 439 (21 October 2019)
French Open: 2R (2011)
Wimbledon: 2R (2011)
Career record: 1–1 (%)
Australian Open: 2R (2012)
Davis Cup: QF (2014)
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About Kei Nishikori

Japanese tennis player who was named ATP Newcomer of the Year in 2008. He reached his first major finals at the 2014 US Open, where he was defeated by Marin Cilic.

Before Fame

He was five years old when he started playing tennis.


He became known for his endurance and speed on the court.

Family Life

He was raised with an older sister named Reina.


In 2011, he was coached by Brad Gilbert, who formerly coached Andy Roddick.

Information related to Kei Nishikori

  • Sportspeople from Shimane Prefecture
  • Olympic tennis players of Japan
  • Japanese male tennis players
  • Sportspeople from Bradenton, Florida
  • Tennis players at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Tennis players at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Olympic medalists in tennis
  • Tennis players at the 2016 Summer Olympics
  • French Open junior champions
  • Olympic bronze medalists for Japan
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Latest information about Kei Nishikori updated on March 02, 2021.

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