Tennis: Fit-again Nishikori reaches Caribbean Open q'finals


Returning former world No. 4 Kei Nishikori came from behind to reach the quarterfinals of the Caribbean Open tennis tournament in Puerto Rico on Thursday, beating Mitchell Krueger of the United States 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round. The 33-year-old Japanese, who underwent hip surgery in January last year before hurting his right ankle while rehabilitating, on Tuesday played his first competitive match since October 2021, securing a first-round win at the ATP Challenger Tour event. Following a slow start against Krueger, Nishikori picked up in the second set when he secured a vital break bac...

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