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Japan's Nishioka knocks out idol Nishikori
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Cincinnati, Aug 15, 2019 (AFP) - Yoshihito Nishioka secured a dream result on Wednesday as he defeated longtime idol and Japanese countryman Kei Nishikori 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 at the ATP Cincinnati Masters.
Sixth-seeded Nishikori, Asia's top-ranked player, went down to his 77th-ranked compatriot, who came through qualifying, in just over 90 minutes.
For the winner, the second-round success was legendar ...