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Kei Nishikori

Birthdate: December 29, 1989
Birthplace: Shimane, Japan
Residence: Bradenton, FL, USA
Height: 5'10" (1.77m)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Plays: Right
Turned Pro: 2007

Personal Began playing at age five...Nickname is Kei...Mother, Eri, is a piano teacher; father, Kiyoshi, is an engineer...Has one older sister, Reina, who graduated from college and works in Tokyo...Moved from Shimane, Japan, to US at age 14, to train at the Bollettieri Acadamey in Florida and didn't speak a word of English when he arrived..Came to academy as a member of Masaaki Morita Tennis Fund group, which consists of a select few Japanese players sponsored by Mr. Morita, CEO of Sony...A former roommate of Zachary Gilbert, son of ex-ATP Top 10 pro Brad Gilbert...Trains at Bollettieri Academy under the guidance of Nick Bollettieri and travels with coach Glenn Weiner, former ATP touring pro...Captured Roland Garros junior doubles title in 2006 and ranked as high as No. 7 in singles that year...Favorite surface is clay courts and considers best shot his forehand...
To read Kei Nishikori's complete Player Profile, check out the ATP 2012 Official Guide.
Kei Nishikori

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