NISHIKORI RETURNS TO TENNIS

The World former no 4 Tennis Champion Nishikori, has withdrawn from the Australian Open, but is planning on launching his comeback at the inaugural ATP Challenger Tour event at the Newport Beach Tennis Club in Newport Beach, U.S.A, to be held between 20-28 January, this year.

NISHIKORI RETURNS TO TENNIS

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Nishikori: announces return to tennis

By Ibrahim Dosara

The World former no 4 Tennis Champion Nishikori, has withdrawn from the Australian Open, but is planning on launching his comeback at the inaugural ATP Challenger Tour event at the Newport Beach Tennis Club in Newport Beach, U.S.A, to be held between 20-28 January, this year.

Report by the News Agency of Nigeria says “the tournament is part of the inaugural Oracle Challenger Series, which also will include a Challenger event from 24 February – 4 March in Indian Wells, in the lead up to the BNP Paribas Open, the season’s first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament.”

Both tournaments according to the NAN, will feature $150,000 prize money.

“I am very excited and looking forward to getting back on the court in January,” Nishikori said.

“The Oracle Challenger Series is a perfect event in a great Southern California location to help me get some match play. This will be a great opportunity to face some high-level competition.”

The 28-year-old Nishikori also plans to compete at the $125,000 Challenger in Dallas, U.S.A. The RBC Tennis Championships of Dallas will take place from 29 January – 4 February, reported the News Agency of Nigeria.

it is also reported that Nishikori, hasn’t played since 9 August, when he fell to Gael Monfils at the Coupe Rogers in Montreal. The Japanese star had to cut short his 2017 season because of an injury to his right wrist. He is currently No. 22 in the ATP Rankings.

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