Kei Nishikori Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More
Bio Real NameKei Nishikori NicknameAir K ProfessionTennis player Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 178 cm in meters- 1.78 m in feet- 5' 10" Weightin Kilograms- 75 kg (in 2014) in Pounds- 165 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 39 Inches - Waist: 30 Inches - Biceps: 14 Inches Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Tennis International DebutTurned pro in 2007 Coach/MentorMichael Chang Nature on fieldCool Favourite ShotForehand Achievements (main ones)• 11 singles career titles. • He achieved the highest ranking of No.4 in March 2015. • He has won 276 games in his career while losing 131. • He is currently ranked No.6 (July 2016). Career Turning PointThe Us Open 2014 has been a big career turning point for Nishikori, though he could not win the final; his career graph has always been on the up since then. Personal Life Date of Birth29 December 1989 Age (as in 2016)27 Years Birth PlaceMatsue, Shimane, Japan Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn NationalityJapanese HometownMatsue, Shimane, Japan SchoolAomori-Yamada High School, Japan CollegeN/A FamilyFather- Kiyoshi Nishikori Mother- Eri Nishikori
Some Lesser Known Facts About Kei Nishikori
Does Kei Nishikori smoke: No
Does Kei Nishikori drink alcohol: Yes
In 2001, Kei Nishikori was the winner of the All Japan Tennis championship for kids.
On March 25, 2009, Kei Nishikori was chosen as the “2008 ATP Newcomer of the year.” He became the first Asian to achieve this award.
Kei Nishikori is the first Asian man to make a Grand Slam Final.
Kei Nishikori broke into the the Top 100 ATP rankings in 2008, at the age of 18. He became the first Asian to achieve such feat.
At the 2014 edition of US Open, Nishikori defeated the World No.1, Novak Djokovic in the semi finals and thus became the only younger player to have defeated Djokovic in a Grand Slam.
Nishikori has his own iPhone application.
A former ‘Sony’ company executive, Masaaki Morita, funded his early training.