London Masters 2016: Wawrinka overwhelms Nishikori
Japanese Kei Nishikori won a great victory in his debut in Group named John McEnroe on Monday and passed over Swiss Stan Wawrinka – third player in the world ranking and recent champion of the US Open – the party that opened the actions of this group where Andy Murray part as first favorite.
Nishikori and placed in waiting position by winning in straight sets and losing only five games. Japanese seek to improve the performance of 2014 at the 02 Arena in London where he reached the semifinals.
The best Asian player of all time, Nishikori deployed a high – level tennis to settle a Wawrinka showed the other side of the coin of the player who not long ago learned to kneel to the then leader of the ATP Novak Djokovic.
Nishikori, who is playing for the third year in London set from the beginning the foot on the accelerator generating up to two breaking balls in the first game. Wawrinka broke free of them but the relentless pressure of Japan would bear fruit in the fifth and seventh ‘games’ and in the eighth with his service put a final 6-2.
The champion of the US Open was in those days where he loses his head quickly. Without ideas and committing numerous mistakes, many of them forced by deep shots Nishikori, cedes serve in the fifth game of the second set. 3-2 for the former US Open finalist in 2014. Immediately afterwards he would win three of the next four ‘games’ closing 6-3 in just 67 minutes.http://www.sportseducationexpo.com/wawrinka-overwhelms-nishikori.htmlTennis