Kei Nishikori
31-Year-Old
Wins second five-setter in Paris
June 2, 2021
Nishikori won 4-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 over Karen Khachanov in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Nishikori battled to his second five-set victory in a row that as he rallied past the No. 23 seed from Russia across three hours and 59 minutes. The 31-year-old from Japan has three quarterfinal showings in his career at Roland Garros, with the most recent coming in 2019. As long as he has some gas left in the tank, Nishikori will be a solid favorite against Henri Laaksonen in Round 3.
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