After Another Five-Set Win, the Semifinals
Updated: 04 September 2014 07:37 IST
After the 10th-seeded Kei Nishikori outlasted No. 3 Stan Wawrinka, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (5), 6-4, he could manage little more than a smile by way of celebration because his 4-hour-15-minute match had robbed him of the energy to do much else.
Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after defeating Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. © AFP