Tennis: Nishikori Wins Memphis Open

Must Read

Only Buhari Can Determine Extension Of Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun, FCT – FG

The Federal Government says only President Muhammadu Buhari can decide whether or not, the lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and...

COVID-19: Buhari Sends Solidarity Message To UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his message of solidarity to UK's prime minister, Boris Johnson who was rushed into...

Covid-19: Ekiti Begins Distribution Of Palliatives (Photos)

Following the lockdown imposed on the nation as a result of the novel coronavirus, Ekiti state government has begun...

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Expecting Up To 200,000 Cases Within Weeks – Minister

Saudi Arabia is expecting up to 200,000 coronavirus cases within weeks, the country's health minister, Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said today,...

COVID-19: Umahi Orders Production Of 200,000 Face Masks

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has ordered the production of 200,000 face masks to combat the Coronavirus...
Omaku Cephas
Cephas is a Content Strategist who loves to write about travels and sports. He's a proud supporter of local publishers and wants to see them get more creative with genuine content. He's keen on rekindling your passion for anything sports and travels.

Top seed Kei Nishikori defeated South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in straight sets to become the first player to win three consecutive Memphis Open tennis tournament titles on Sunday.

The Japanese saw off second-seeded Anderson 6-4 6-4 to clinch the indoor hardcourt World Tour event.

Having battled back from losing the opening sets in each of his three previous matches in Miami, Nishikori made a work of the showdown, needing just 75 minutes to clinch his eighth ATP Tour title.

Kei Nishikori Wins Miami Open 2015. Image: Miami Open.
Kei Nishikori Wins Miami Open 2015. Image: Miami Open.

“Today’s match was much different than (the past) couple of matches,” the 25-year-old, who topped consecutive tie-breakers in his marathon semi-final win against American Sam Queerey on Saturday, said.

“I played really solid from the baseline and returned really well.”

Anderson has now lost six ATP finals since his last victory in 2012.

“being in that stage a few times now in the finals, obviously you want it a little bit further, but it wasn’t there,” the South African said.

“I have a couple of other tournaments coming up now, so I can’t afford to dwell on this.”

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -