Kei Nishikori: It’s hard to have clear goal for Wimbledon

Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori admitted it was frustrating to lose to Sebastian Korda because he believed he had chances to win the match. 

In the Halle round-of-16, Korda beat Nishikori 2-6 6-3 7-5. 

“I had some unforced errors, but he was good, I don’t have so many points of improvement as for today. There were some points that could have changed the result if I had taken them, I had many chances to break his serve and take a lead,” Nishikori said, per Seiadoumogera/Titter. 

“So it’s frustrating to lose the match that I could have won, but it’s also nice that I played at decent level. The only bad thing is that my volley was terrible today. The shots were not too long but I always made a subtle mistake on volley.

“Trying volley itself was nice but I often failed to make it, that’s the biggest area to improve. My feelings on grass have improved much compared to 1R. Wish I could have one more match here, but feeling-wise, it’s not bad.”

Nishikori has no clear goal for Wimbledon 

Former world No. 4 Nishikori has revealed that he is dealing with some wrist issue and admitted that he doesn’t have a clear goal for Wimbledon. 

“I have some concerns on my wrist, actually I was not sure if I really play the tournament. I considered not playing, but overall it was better than expected. The wrist issue has been bothering me since before French OP, I have to take a rest to completely recover from the injury,” Nishikori added. 

“I got good feelings from the match, hopefully I can take them into Wimbledon. It’s hard to have a clear goal for Wimbledon, I expect most matches can go either way like today. I want to have as deep run as possible there, but just need to play one match at a time.”

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