Kei Nishikori is a Japanese professional tennis player. Below you will know about this tennis player in more depth:
Kei Nishikori Biography and Family
Kei Nishikori was born on 29 December 1989 in Matsue in Shimane Prefecture, located in Japan. His father’s name is Kiyoshi, is an engineer, and his mother’s name is Eri, who is a piano teacher. He has one elder sister, Reina, who is a college graduate and serves in Tokyo. He started playing tennis at the early age of five and he first earned the All Japan Tennis Championships for Kids.
He presently ranked No. 5 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (briefly as ATP). He is the only male Japanese tennis player who was ever ranked in list of the top 10 in singles.
He has also won 11 singles titles and remained as a runner-up at the 2014 US Open creating him the first male player signifying an Asian country to attain at level of a Grand Slam singles final. He even reached the semi-finals at the US Open organized in 2016. He became the first man from Asian continent to succeed for the ATP World Tour Finals and got the semi-finals in year 2014 and 2016.
He was bestowed with the 2004 title at the Riad 21 Tournament arranged in Rabat, Morocco, and was a boys’ quarter-contestant at the 2006 Junior French Open. He joined with Emiliano Massa to earn the boys’ doubles title at that particular tournament.
Having applied solid and reliable shots on both wings, Nishikori plays the tennis game most securely at the baseline, through controlling groundstrokes to drive his challengers around and hit winners. He has ability to generate a lot of speed while playing, particularly on his flat backhand, whereas his forehand is precise and reliable. He even possesses the ability to play protectively and hit steadily to defeat out his opponents.
Education: Kei Nishikori gained degree of graduation from Aomori-Yamada High School. He go shifted to Florida to appear in the IMG Academy in year 2004 when he was 14 years old. His interests during school education include golf, football, reading, and listening to music.
Kei Nishikori Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $46 Million US Dollars
The estimated total net worth of Kei Nishikori is about $46 million in year 2017. Yet, Kei Nishikori is even one of the ten maximum paid tennis player in the world who extended a rare achievement by gaining the 4th position which was the first time ever for a few Japanese player.
He is even the first and foremost Asian tennis player to earn such large net worth from the competition. Nevertheless, it is his main sources of income but have several endorsement deals with diverse types of local and international companies. From those contracts, Kei Nishikori used to get earned millions in every year. He grossed his net worth also from ATP World Tour 500 series.
Kei Nishikori Assets
Kei Nishikori bought a luxurious house of 3,000 sqft in Japan with worth of $850,000, but the specifics of this house is yet to reveal. Nishikori possesses a luxurious car- Jaguar Land Rover.
Kei Nishikori Business Model
Kei Nishikori owns some restaurants (like the “Fat Nishikori Burger” chain) in Tokyo and a Football Team (like the “Matsue Angels”). He has started his personal brand of Vodka (name-Pure Wondernishikori – Japan), and is undertaking the juniors market through a top-selling perfume (With Love from Kei) and a fashion line named “Kei Nishikori Seduction”. Kei Nishikori also remained as a Jagguar brand ambassador.
Kei Nishikori started the year 2017 by reaching the finals of Brisbane, defeating Wawrinka alongside, prior dropping to champion Grigor Dimitrov. In the Australian Open, subsequently beating Andrey Kuznetsov in five sets in the initial round, he defeated his following two opponents in straightforward sets. His scores finished in another five-set match, this was to ultimate champion Roger Federer.
The regeneration of his apparel deal with Uniqlo is worth eight figures yearly. As per the reports, he is dignified to be one of the faces of the upcoming 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Kei Nishikori is the eminent Japanese tennis player who has played in many tennis matches right from his early age. He has won many esteemed titles in tennis game and has reached to semi-finals as well as finals in several toughest tennis matches.