Kei Nishikori Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Kei Nishikori profile

Real NameKei Nishikori
NicknameAir K
ProfessionTennis player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet- 5' 10"
Weightin Kilograms- 75 kg (in 2014)
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTurned pro in 2007
Coach/MentorMichael Chang
Nature on fieldCool
Favourite ShotForehand
Achievements (main ones)• 11 singles career titles.
• He achieved the highest ranking of No.4 in March 2015.
• He has won 276 games in his career while losing 131.
• He is currently ranked No.6 (July 2016).
Career Turning PointThe Us Open 2014 has been a big career turning point for Nishikori, though he could not win the final; his career graph has always been on the up since then.
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 December 1989
Age (as in 2016)27 Years
Birth PlaceMatsue, Shimane, Japan
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownMatsue, Shimane, Japan
SchoolAomori-Yamada High School, Japan
FamilyFather- Kiyoshi Nishikori
Mother- Eri Nishikori
Kei Nishikori with parent
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesMusic and Soccer
Favourite Things
Favourite Tennis playerRoger Federer
Favourite FoodSpaghetti, Sushi, Ramen noodles, Strawberry shortcake
Favourite FilmTaxi (French)
Favourite ActorNot known
Favourite SingerEric Clapton (Guitarist)
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsHonami Tsuboi (Former Gymnast)
Nishikori girlfriend Honami Tsuboi
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionJaguar
Money Factor
Net Worth$9 Million

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Kei Nishikori

  • Does Kei Nishikori smoke: No
  • Does Kei Nishikori drink alcohol: Yes
  • In 2001, Kei Nishikori was the winner of the All Japan Tennis championship for kids.
  • On March 25, 2009, Kei Nishikori was chosen as the “2008 ATP Newcomer of the year.” He became the first Asian to achieve this award.
  • Kei Nishikori is the first Asian man to make a Grand Slam Final.
  • Kei Nishikori broke into the the Top 100 ATP rankings in 2008, at the age of 18. He became the first Asian to achieve such feat.
  • At the 2014 edition of US Open, Nishikori defeated the World No.1, Novak Djokovic in the semi finals and thus became the only younger player to have defeated Djokovic in a Grand Slam.
  • Nishikori has his own iPhone application.
  • A former ‘Sony’ company executive, Masaaki Morita, funded his early training.