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Kei Nishikori questions his own fitness ahead of US Open

By Deepak Rajawat    + Follow

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Kei Nishikori questions his own fitness ahead of US Open
Japanese No. 1Kei Nishikori says he is not sure whether he is fit to compete in the final Grand Slam of the year's Us Open. Nishikori recently has undergone a right foot surgery to remove a cyst.

Kei Nishikori, who withdrew from previous two 1000 ATP points event – Rogers cup and Cincinnati Open, has confirmed his participation in the U.S. Open which starts on August 25 in New York City. However, the No. 10 seed himself has doubts on his decision. "had doubts about my decision but I am going to take a chance," he said.

"I haven`t had match practice and I don`t know if I will be able to keep up when it comes to quick movement," Nishikori was quoted saying by the Kyodo news agency. "If the pain comes back on the Rising Japanese Kei Nishikori who has already bagged titles in Memphis and Barcelona and was on the verge of beating French Open champion Rafael Nadal in Madrid has asserted that he has the game to challenge the likes of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray. day of the game I don`t know if I will play."

Nishikori has difficulty with injury problems in the year so far. He suffered a back injury in Mutua Madrid Open where he failed to complete the match against Rafael Nadal. Nishikori, who failed to qualify in the first round in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open, plays Wayne Odesnik to open his campaign.

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US Open, Men Singles  Final
Kei Nishikori (JPN) 0 3 3 3
Marin Cilic (CRO) Winner 3 6 6 6
Nishikori - Cilic    3 - 6    3 - 6    3 - 6   
Served By: M Cilic Won By: Cilic
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