- 04 сентября 2014, 04:49
- Nishikori defeats third seeded Swiss in five sets
- Becomes first Japanese man to reach semis since 1933
Kei Nishikori wore down Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (5), 6-4 at the US Open to become the first Japanese man in 81 years to make a grand slam semi-final.
Two days after needing fours hours and 19 minutes to get by Canadian Milos Raonic in the tournaments longest match, the 24-year-old Japanese had enough left in the tank to edge Australian Open champion Wawrinka in a four hours and 15 minute test of wills.Continue reading...