Kei Nishikori survives Bradley Klahn 6-2 4-6 6-3 7-5 in the 2nd round in New York on Wednesday after conquering a huge battle. Nishikori will play against Christian Garin or Alex De Minaur in the 3rd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Nishikori in this set was in much better shape than the American and for that reason he won 6-2 after breaking Klahn in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

2nd set.

Bradley won the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after conceding his serve in the 3rd (1-2) game, Klahn broke back in the 8th (4-4) and in the 10th (6-4) game before winning the set 6-4.

The Japanese had no answers in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-4 to 6-4).

3rd set.

Kei won the set after he broke Bradley in the 5th (3-2) and in the 9th (6-3) game. That break was enough for the Japanese to win the set as he didn’t concede his serve in the rest of the set.

4th set.

Nishikori had a strong start of this set after breaking Klahn in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Nevertheless, there was more work to do for the Japanese to win the set because Klahn managed to break back in the 7th (2-5) and in the 9th (4-5) game. Kei maintained his focus to break Bradley in the 12th (7-5) game.

The Japanese failed to serve out the set when leading 5-1 to be broken at 40.

Notwithstanding also Bradley won 4 consecutive games from 1-5 to 5-5

1st
Nishikori
Klahn
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Nishikori
Klahn
4-6
4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
3rd
Nishikori
Klahn
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
4th
Nishikori
Klahn
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
5
3
5
2
5
1
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

After this contest, the head to head between Nishikori and Klahn is 1-0 for Kei.

Highlights Kei Nishikori vs. Bradley Klahn U.S. Open – New York

Next Match: Kei Nishikori vs. Christian Garin or Alex De Minaur – stats

Nishikori will square off with either Christian Garin or Alex De Minaur in the 3rd round. The head to head is 0-0 vs. Christian Garin and 0-0 vs. Alex De Minaur.

There is no head to head record between Kei Nishikori and Christian Garin since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.

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