ATP Tour

Nishikori back to winning ways

2018-09-19 19:08
Kei Nishikori (Getty)

Metz - Japan's Kei Nishikori returned to action for the first time since losing in the US Open semi-finals with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win over defending champion Peter Gojowczyk in the Metz second round Wednesday.

World number 12 Nishikori defeated the 45th-ranked Gojowczyk in 94 minutes and will face either Ugo Humbert of France or Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili for a semi-final place.

Nishikori made the semi-finals at the US Open earlier this month but was easily defeated in straight sets by eventual champion Novak Djokovic.

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