If Kei Nishikori, during his brief time away last year, had forgotten about how cruel the draws of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments can be, he has been reminded often so far this year.
At the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, Nishikori faced No. 18 Tomas Berdych in the first round. Last week in Madrid, the 28-year-old had to play No. 12 Novak Djokovic on day one.
His tough luck continues on Wednesday in Rome when the No. 24 player in the ATP Rankings faces third seed Grigor Dimitrov at the Internazionali...
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