Kei Nishikori is the first male Japanese tennis player who ranked inside the top five singles and reached overall at world No. 4 in March 2015. Currently, he ranks at the world’s No.7 by ATP.
Throughout his career, Kei has won twelve singles titles and first Asian male to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals and reached in the semifinals in 2014 and 2016. Recently, Kei made it through to the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
To know about the Japanese player, stay tuned.
Kei Nishikori: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Kei Nishikori|
|Net Worth||$24 million|
|Date Of Birth||29 December 1989|
|Place Of Birth||Matsue, Shimane, Japan|
|Profession||Japanese Tennis Player|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.77 m)|
|Residence||Bradenton, Florida, United States|
Who is Kei Nishikori?
Kei Nishikori was born in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan, on December 29, 1989, to Kiyoshi Nishikori and Eri Nishikori. Kei’s father is an engineer, and mother is a music teacher. Currently, Kei lives in Bradenton, Florida, United States.
Nishikori has a sibling named Renia. He attended Aomori-Yamada High School. After moving to Bradenton, Florida with his family, he joined the IMG Academy in 2004.
Height and Body Measurement
Kei has worked very hard to maintained his body shape. Nishikori has a standard height of 5 ft. 8 inches (177 cm) and weighs around 70 kg. Though, his body measurement is not available on the internet.
Japanese tennis player Kei began playing the game when he was just five. At the age of 14, Kei Nishikori won the 2004 Riad 21 Tournament title in Rabat, Morocco and was a quarter-finalist at the 2006 Junior French Open. After defeating Michael McClune, Kei won the 2007 Luxilon Cup that held at the 2007 Sony Ericsson Open.
Kei’s professional career began in 2007 when he was qualified for the ATP main draw at the Countrywide Classic in Los Angeles, California. Following the year, Kei Nishikori was named the ATP Newcomer of the Year in 2008 after he outstanding performance.
In 2012, the tennis player reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open and played at Brisbane International and ended in the semifinal. As a result, he won his third ATP title at U.S. National indoor Championships after defeating Ivo Karlović in the final.
Furthermore, Kei reached the fourth round of Wimbledon and was the runner up at the 2014 Madrid Masters after beating the Swiss Roger Federer.
Kei holds the distinction of being the only Japanese tennis player in tennis history to be ranked in the top 10 in the ATP Singles Rankings. Additionally, Nishikori defeated Rafael Nadal and won a bronze medal at 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Is Kei Nishikori Married?
Many people know as a tennis player but about his love life is not available on any sites. Even though those who are wondering about his sexual orientation if he is gay, then he is straight.
According to recent updates, Kei is not married, but it doesn’t mean, he is single. As far as we can tell, Kei is romantically linked with a model Ako Mizuki. Although, he has revealed much about his love life to the public. Reportedly, the two has known each other since 2015.
Moreover, the Japanese rumored to date Honami Tsuboi, a certified yoga teacher in the meantime.
Net Worth and Salary
Kei earns millions of dollars in salary from his tennis career as well as endorsements. Kei Nishikori has a net worth $24 million. From June 2017 to June 2018, Nishikori earned $33 million, of which $30 million came from the endorsements.
In addition, Kei played with a Wilson racquet and wore Uniqlo and Addidas as well as Cup Noodles’ badge on his sleeve. Also, he is sponsored by TAG Heuer and Nissan Foods.
Social Media Presence
The famous tennis player is very much active on all social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. He has more than 516k followers on Instagram, whereas, on Twitter, he has over 1 million followings.
Additionally, Nishikori has his won website and App from where you can get more info about him.
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