Next Monday, Kei Nishikori’s ranking will drop three places from #4 to #7. The Japanese megastar has had a rough start to 2017, which has seen him plagued by injuries and dip in form. It is early in the season, but should we start worrying about Kei Nishikori?

This time last year the Japanese player was enjoying expected success from a man of his pure talent. Coming off the back of an unprecedented fourth consecutive Memphis Open title, Nishikori transferred this form into Miami. The quarterfinal opponent for Nishikori was a rejuvenated Gael Monfils.


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