Kazakhstan Stun Australia With 2-0 Lead In Davis Cup
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Kazakhstan Stun Australia With 2-0 Lead In Davis Cup

Mikhail Kukushkin gave the Kazakhs the early momentum with a straight sets 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 win over teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis in just over two hours.

Richard Gasquet beats qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin to win Kremlin Cup
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Richard Gasquet beats qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin to win Kremlin Cup

Gasquet, who is ranked 10th in the world, won in a tight three-setter 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in two hour 23 minutes to record his second victory over Kukushkin in as many meetings.

Davis Cup: Jan Hajek puts Czech Republic in front
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Davis Cup: Jan Hajek puts Czech Republic in front

Jan Hajek of Davis Cup holders the Czech Republic lifted his team 1-0 up against the hosts Kazakhstan in Astana on Friday, beating local favourite Mikhail Kukushkin in straight sets on Friday.

Nishikori gets first Wimbledon win on return from injury
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Nishikori gets first Wimbledon win on return from injury

Japan's Kei Nishikori earned his first ever win at Wimbledon as the 19th seed marked his return from injury with a 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan in the first round on Tuesday.

Nadal sails into Monte Carlo quarters
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Nadal sails into Monte Carlo quarters

Second seed Rafael Nadal continued the quest for an eighth straight title at the Monte Carlo Masters as he dispatched Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 6-1, 6-1 in exactly one hour.

Kukushkin puts Kazakhstan on Australian map
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Kukushkin puts Kazakhstan on Australian map

World number 92 Mikhail Kukushkin wrote his name in Kazakh history with the country's best ever male performance at a grand slam Saturday, thanks to a bizarre victory over injury-hit Gael Monfils.

Murray stretched by Kukushkin in Brisbane
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Murray stretched by Kukushkin in Brisbane

Top seed Andy Murray survived a tense examination from unheralded Mikhail Kukushkin to scrape into the second round of the Brisbane International on Tuesday.

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Japan's Nishikori stretches Swiss streak

Japan's Kei Nishikori reached his third semi-final in six weeks with a marathon 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 win over Mikhail Kukushkin at the Swiss Indoors here on Friday.

Cilic advances in St. Petersburg Open
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Cilic advances in St. Petersburg Open

Fourth-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia advanced to the second round of the St. Petersburg Open on Tuesday, while defending champion Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan made an early exit.

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