Kei Nishikori was unable to play any more tournaments since his second round loss at Indian Wells and decided not to continue stretching the “agony”. His body did not allow it and, currently within the Top 50, the Japanese closed the 2021 chapter of his career.
“Unfortunately I have to get off the ATP 250 in Stockholm next week. I hurt my back in preparation for the San Diego tournament and I still have not managed to recover. It has been a very tough schedule, so I am looking forward to the preseason and having a great 2022, “said the former world number 4.
End of the year with a 26-17 record (no titles) and a semi-finals in the ATP 500 in Washington as the highlight. To think about next season, where the important thing will be to stay in the elite, and in good health.
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– Kei Nishikori (@keinishikori) November 1, 2021