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Nishikori “almost 100 percent” going into Wimbledon

Nishikori “almost 100 percent” going into Wimbledon

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Kei Nishikori (Photo by David Iliff, CC)

By Associated Press

LONDON (AP) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori said he was “almost 100 percent perfect” health-wise heading into Wimbledon.

The 10th-seeded Nishikori has been hampered by a hip problem that he says contributed to a first-round loss at the French Open.

But the first Japanese man to be ranked in the top 10 says his run to the semifinals on grass at Halle, Germany, last week showed he is fit. Read the full story

Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/4Comments (0)

Federer beats Nishikori, wins Swiss Indoors title

Federer beats Nishikori, wins Swiss Indoors title

Kei Nishikori (left) and Roger Federer

By Graham Dunbar
The Associated Press

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Roger Federer ended his 10-month trophy drought on Sunday, Nov. 6, by outclassing Kei Nishikori 6–1, 6–3 in the Swiss Indoors final.

Federer was emotional as he thanked his hometown fans after winning for the fifth time in six years at the event where he once worked as a ballboy. Read the full story

Posted in Sports, Vol 30 No 46 | 11/12-11/18Comments (0)

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