US NATIONAL INDOOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Defending champion Nishikori reaches Memphis final February 16, 2014

    Memphis: Kei Nishikori of Japan will defend his title at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships after beating American Michael Russell 63, 62 in the semifinals on Saturday. Nishikori, who won his third career ATP title here last year, will play Ivo Karlovic in the final. The bigserving Croat advanced when...
  • Nishikori rallies to reach semis in Memphis February 15, 2014

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Defending champion Kei Nishikori of Japan rallied to beat Russian Alex Bogomolov Jr. 36, 63, 62 to advance to the semifinals of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships on Friday. The topseeded Nishikori will next play 35yearold American Michael Russell, who upset thirdseeded Lleyton Hewitt of Australia 63, 76...
  • Lleyton Hewitt tops Baghdatis, advances in Memphis February 14, 2014

    Memphis: Former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia beat Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 16, 62, 60 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships. The No. 3 seed leads the career series with Baghdatis 32, winning their first match since 2010 when Baghdatis had...
  • Nishikori upsets Cilic to reach Memphis semis February 23, 2013

    Memphis: Top-seed Marin Cilic lost in straight sets to Kei Nishikori of Japan in the quarter-finals on Friday of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships. Nishikori's 6-2, 6-2 victory denied Cilic an opportunity to win back-to-back ATP World Tour titles. Cilic claimed his ninth career title two weeks ago in...