Kei Nishikori continues to make history


Kei Nishikori continues to lift Japan tennis to new heights.
This time he wins three consecutive matches to bring Japan to its first appearance in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
We caught up with the champ and here is what he had to say.

What does it mean to you to bring Japan to its 1st Davis Cup quarterfinals?

It’s an amazing feeling. Japan Tennis is really improving and I am happy to see tennis grow in Japan like this.

You don’t play doubles very often, what was it like playing doubles with
Yasutaka Uchiyama?

It was a new experience. To be honest, I played very well in the doubles. I was very happy with that result.

You played 3 matches during this tie, Do you have a tip for kids when they have to play multiple matches in a day during jr. tournaments?

It’s always tough to play back to back.
I take very serious my warm up, cool down, etc. and always make sure you are prepared well.

To keep up with the latest on Kei Nishikori go to or follow him on Twitter @keinishikori


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