Posts Tagged Men’s tennis

After making history, Nishikori still getting used to No. 5

In this Jan. 16, 2015 photo, Japan's Kei Nishikori poses for photo with a fan following  a press conference ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.  It's only been a couple months since Nishikori moved into the No. 5 ranking, and he's not yet comfortable with the number. "I'm really new to be No. 5, so I'm still not comfortable," Nishikori told the cheering crowd at Rod Laver Arena on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015,  where Japanese flags were waving during the windy afternoon match as he beat the supremely athletic No. 9-ranked David Ferrer in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3. 6-3. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It’s only been a couple of months since Kei Nishikori moved into the No. 5 ranking, and he’s not yet comfortable with the number.

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Bryan brothers out in 3rd round of Australian Open doubles

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mike and Bob Bryan lost in the third round of men’s doubles at the Australian Open on Monday, the second straight year the twin brothers have failed to reach the quarterfinals.

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Raonic advances to quarterfinals at Australian Open

Milos Raonic of Canada stretches for a shot to Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Big-serving Milos Raonic advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3 win Monday over Feliciano Lopez of Spain.

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Nadal, Fed, Maria: What to watch Monday at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a shot to Peng Shuai of China during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The quarterfinalists on the bottom half of both men’s and women’s singles draws play at the Australian Open on Tuesday, with plenty of familiar faces and rivalries and minus a few stars.

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Emotional or not, Kyrgios puts on a show at Aussie Open

Nick Kyrgios of Australia throws a racket he broke, during his fourth round match against Andreas  Seppi of Italy at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios knows how to entertain a crowd. He hits shots between his legs and around the net posts. He smashes rackets. He argues with the chair umpire and interacts with fans in the stands. He smashes more rackets.

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