facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Kei Nishikori tops Ivo Karlovic to repeat in Memphis

Feb. 16, 2014 at 6:22 PM   |   Comments

MEMPHIS, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Japan's Kei Nishikori successfully defended his U.S. National Indoor Championships title Sunday with a straight-set victory over Ivo Karlovic.

The top-seeded Nishikori dispatched his Croatian opponent by a 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) margin, becoming the first player to win consecutive titles at the Memphis event since Tommy Haas in 2006-07.

Nishikori earned his fourth career ATP Tour crown.

Karlovic came up short in a bid for a sixth career championship and first since Bogota in 2013.

© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Niners QB Colin Kaepernick denies allegations he used racial slur Niners QB Colin Kaepernick denies allegations he used racial slur
2
Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: 'There's some things you can cover up, some things you can't' Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: 'There's some things you can cover up, some things you can't'
3
Mavs sign Doron Lamb
4
Cuevas wins Kuala Lumpur opener
5
2013-14 college football bowl results 2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback