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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Nishikori buries injury worry with opening victory in NY

Japan's Kei Nishikori overcame his recent injury
worries Tuesday to move into the second round of the US Open,
dispatching Wayne Odesnik 6-2, 6-4, 6-2.
The 10th seed from Tokyo returned to tennis after three weeks out for
treatment of an infected toe. The problem caused him to miss both
major tune-ups in Toronto and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Nishikori improved his record in New York to 8-5 as he plays at
Flushing Meadows for the sixth time in seven years. His best result
was the fourth round in 2008.
"I'm very happy. I was playing really well. It was almost the perfect
game," said the 24-year-old, who feared for his fitness prior to the

 
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