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AMAZIAN OF THE WEEK! Kei Nishikori

April 28th, 2008 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana


Name: Kei Nishikori

Occupation: Professional Tennis Player

Known for: At 18, surprising number-one seed James Blake to win February’s Delray Beach International, thus becoming the first Japanese man in 16 years to win an ATP event. And in yesterday’s XL Bermuda final, he worked Serbian champ Viktor Troicki in a big way to take home the big prize.

Dude, at 18, I was forgetting to pay my parking tickets and devoting 76% of my time to surveying the orientation of rock posters on my wall. Nishikori totally kicks me arse!

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AMAZIAN OF THE WEEK! Kei Nishikori

February 18th, 2008 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen


Name: Kei Nishikori

Age: 18

Occupation: Professional tennis player

Known for: becoming the first Japanese man to win an ATP title in 16 years by beating James Blake 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the Delray Beach International Championships final on Sunday, winning eight consecutive matches before that, being the youngest player to win a title since Lleyton Hewitt did it in ’98, movin’ on up in the rankings from 244 to 122, hitting “cold winners.”

Congratulasians, Kei! We hope to see you kick ass in a major soon!

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