The Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori was named ATP Newcomer of the year in 2008. He was ranked No. 7 on the World’s Junior ATP list in July 2006 and ranked No. 6 ATP World ranking in May 2016, making him the only male single player to rank in ATP’s top ten.
Kei is famous for his endurance and speed in the Tennis courts. Besides, he was also featured in sports TV series Best of Five(2008), mini tv-series French Open Live 2016(2016) andTennis: Barclays ATP Tour Finals(2009)
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Kei was just five years old when he got attracted to tennis. Later, he turned pro in 2007. During his career in Tennis, Kei won his first ATP title at the Delray Beach Tournament in 2008. After his debut in the professional leagues, he won 12 ATP singles titles with a record of four consecutive Memphis Open title. He even grasped the career-high single rank of ATP No. 4 in the Worldwide ranking.
Besides, Kei reached his first major finals in 2014 at the US Open and was defeated by Marin Cilic.
Kei at US Open Final 2014 with Marin Cilic(Photo: Sport Tabel Tennis)
Talking about his Olympic debut, Kei competed representing Japan in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Later on, he won a Bronze Medal at The 2016 Rio Olympics.
Besides that, Kei endorses numerous acclaimed brands like Uniqlo, Wilson, Adidas, Delta Airlines, Weider, Tag Heuer, TAG Heuer, LVMH Moet, Hennessy, Jaguar, AirWeave, and EA Games.
From his accolades in the athletic career, Forbes reported that Kei earns the salary of $4.3 million with an endorsement $33 million. For now, he is the 35th rank in The World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2019, with a total net worth of $24 Million. As far as 2019 goes, Kei reportedly has earned the prize money of about $23,644,511.
Furthermore, the 29 years old tennis player has 3000sq. Ft house in Florida which he bought in 2013 for $850,000.
Matsue-native is successful to lie low his dating life. He has frequently brushed off the questions directing to his dating life. Not much is known about Kei's romantic love life; however, he had reportedly been in a relationship with his girlfriend, Honami Tsuboi. She was a former Gymnast and even took part in 2007 and 2009 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship. His girlfriend was also part of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
During the Barcelona Open game on April 2017, Honami appeared in the stadium to cheer up her man, Kei.
Honami cheering her boyfriend Kei(Photo: Tennis)
However, as of now, the relationship of the pair remain obscure. There haven't been any new updates available on the couple since 2017. Whether the pair are keeping their relationship in the shadows away from public attention or are they separated from each other, remains under review. Kei has also never been reported of getting engaged or having a wife in the past.
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The Japanese tennis player was born on 29 December 1989 in Matsue, Shimane, Japan. Talking about his parents, his father Kiyoshi Nishikori is an engineer, and his mother Mother Eri Nishikori is a piano teacher. Kei has an older sister Reina Nishikori raised with her in Matsue. His sister is a college graduate and works in Tokyo. Growing up with family, he later graduated from Aomori-Yamada High School. Then, at the age of 14, he moved to the US and attended IMG Academy in Florida, at the time he wasn’t even familiar with the English language.
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Standing tall at the height of 1.78m (5ft 10 inch) and possessing the weight of approximately 75kg, Kei has the chest, biceps and waist size of 39, 14, and 30 inches respectively. He belongs to Asian ethnicity with black eyes and black colored hair.