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Nishikori, Bogomolov reach Memphis quarterfinals

Feb. 13, 2014 at 12:14 AM   |   Comments

MEMPHIS, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan got his title defense at the U.S. National Indoor Championships off on the right foot Wednesday by beating Benjamin Becker.

Nishikori won 5-of-8 breaks and served four aces en route to a 6-4, 6-4 win over his German opponent that advanced him to a quarterfinals match-up with Russian Alex Bogomolov.

Bogomolov followed up Tuesday's victory over Sam Querrey with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 over American Ryan Harrison.

Americans Michael Russell and Jack Sock also advanced to the quarters Wednesday. Qualifier Denis Kudla of Ukraine joined them with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Donald Young of the United States and will face fourth-seeded Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan.

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