ATP Tour

Anderson crashes out of Miami Open

2017-03-24 23:42
Kevin Anderson (AP)

Cape Town - South Africa's No 1 tennis player, Kevin Anderson, has lost his second round match at the Miami Open on Friday.

Anderson, now ranked 74th in the world, was beaten in straight sets by Japanese second seed, Kei Nishikori, 6-4, 6-3.

Nishikori will play the winner of the Fernando Verdasco v Ernesto Escobedo clash in the third round.

Results from ATP and WTA Miami Open on Friday (x denotes seed):

Men

Second round

Rafael Nadal (ESP x5) bt Dudi Sela (ISR) 6-3, 6-4

Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER x26) bt Taylor Fritz (USA) 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4)

Nicolas Mahut (FRA) bt Steve Johnson (USA x23) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4

Guido Pella (ARG) bt Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x9) 6-3, 7-6 (7/4)

Jack Sock (USA x13) bt Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN) 2-4 retired

Jiri Vesely (CZE) bt Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP x19) 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-3

Jared Donaldson (USA) bt Mischa Zverev (GER x28) 6-4, 6-4

Milos Raonic (CAN x3) bt Viktor Troicki (SRB) 6-3, 7-5

Jeremy Chardy (FRA) bt Marin Cilic (CRO x7) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Fabio Fognini (ITA) bt Joao Sousa (POR x30) 7-6 (10/8), 2-6, 6-3

Benot Paire (FRA) bt Pablo Cuevas (URU x21) 7-5, 6-0

Donald Young (USA) bt Lucas Pouille (FRA) 6-2, 6-4

Federico del Bonis (ARG) bt Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) 1-6, 7-5, 6-2

Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) bt Gilles Simon (FRA) 6-1, 6-1

Fernando Verdasco (ESP x25) bt Ernesto Escobedo (USA) 7-6 (11/9), 7-5

Kei Nishikori (JPN x2) bt Kevin Anderson (RSA) 6-4, 6-3

First round

Malek Jaziri (TUN) bt Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) 7-6 (7/4), retired

Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) bt Stephane Robert (FRA) 7-6 (7/5), 6-2

Women

Second round

Angelique Kerber (GER x1) bt Duan Ying-Ying (CHN) 7-6 (7/3), 6-2

Shelby Rogers (USA) bt Darya Kasatkina (RUS x31) 6-4, 5-7, 6-0

Patricia Tig (ROM) bt Kristina Mladenovic (FRA x22) 7-6 (7/4), 6-2

Taylor Townsend (USA) bt Roberta Vinci (ITA x25) 6-3, 6-2

Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS x7) bt Mandy Minella (LUX) 6-2, 6-2

Simona Halep (ROM x3) bt Naomi Osaka (JPN) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Anett Kontaveit (EST) bt Ekaterina Makarova (RUS x32) 6-7 (1/7), 6-2, 6-2

Peng Shuai (CHN) bt Caroline Garcia (FRA x21) 6-4, 6-0

Samantha Stosur (AUS x14) bt Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 6-4, 6-4

Johanna Konta (GBR x10) bt Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-4

Pauline Parmentier (FRA) bt Timea Babos (HUN x24) 6-7 (1/7), 6-2, 6-0

Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) bt Irina Camelia Begu (ROM x28) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3

Madison Keys (USA x8) bt Viktorija Golubic (SUI) 6-1, 6-2

Garbine Muguruza (ESP x6) bt Christina McHale (USA) 0-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4

Sorana Cirstea (ROM) bt Anastasija Sevastova (LAT x19) 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3

Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) bt Elena Vesnina (RUS x13) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE x15) bt Johanna Larsson (SWE) 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3)

Read more on:    atp tour  |  kevin anderson  |  tennis
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.