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Kei Nishikori, Sam Querrey advance to New York Open tennis semifinals

Kei Nishikori and Sam Querrey registered victories to reach the semifinals of the New York Open tennis tournament on Friday.

tennis Updated: Feb 17, 2018 12:05 IST
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Kei Nishikori hits a return against Radu Albot during their match at the New York Open tennis tournament.(AFP)

Second-seeded Sam Querrey advanced to the New York Open semifinals, beating Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) on Friday at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Querrey, the 30-year-old American seeking his 11th ATP Tour title, will face fourth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France, a 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 winner over Spain’s Adrian Menendez-Maceiras.

Fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Moldova’s Radu Albot 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, and top-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa faced American Frances Tiafoe in the late match.

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Nishikori, the tournament winner when it was played in Memphis, Tennessee, from 2013-2016, is playing his first ATP Tour event since August after recovering from a right wrist injury.

First Published: Feb 17, 2018 10:21 IST