Kei Nishikori Up To Career-Best Sixth in Rankings

US Open runners-up Kei Nishikori recently won his second Japan Open in three years.

updated: October 07, 2014 00:08 IST
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File pic: Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates during US Open.


Japan's Kei Nishikori is up to a career-best sixth in the ATP world rankings following his tournament win in Tokyo on Sunday.

That victory came on the back of his win in Kuala Lumpur the week before and just a month after he reached the final of the US Open.

Novak Djokovic, who successfully defended his title in Beijing on Sunday, maintained a comfortable advance atop the rankings with his nearest challenger, Rafael Nadal, almost 4,000 points adfrift.

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