Kei Nishikori is honored by Japanese tennis legends Isao Watanabe, Nobuo Kuronayagi, Michio Fujii and Ichizo Konishi at the 2014 Rakuten Japan Open, October 1, 2014.

2014 China Open Second Round; Venus Williams def. Caroline Garcia 6-4, 6-3

Beijing 2014 Tuesday Interview Rafael Nadal [X]

Kei Nishikori at his first round doubles match at the 2014 Rakuten Japan Open Championships. Nishikori and Uchiyama defeats Fyrstenberg and Huey, 6-2, 6-4.

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SERENA & SASCHA: Lots of kidding around when these two get together. Serena’s hitting partner has been a constant presence in her camp for 8 years, and Serena refers to him as her brother. 

Read about the elaborate plot Serena concocted to try and catfish Sascha in this profile by S.L. Price for Sports Illustrated.

Welcome back to the Tour, Rafa!

China Open 2014 R1: Rafael Nadal def. Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-0