The Japanese Kei Nishikori has last tennis player assured of a place at the ATP Finals in London, the unofficial world CHAMPIONSHIP with the top eight of the season, from 11 to 18 november plaatvindt.
Nishikori, number 11 in the world, got Saturday certainty about participation after the cancellation of Juan Martin del Potro. The Argentine has troubles with an injury to the right knee.
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev, Kevin Anderson, Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem were already placed.
For the 28-year-old Nishikori is the fourth participation in the Masters. In 2014 and 2016, he reached the semi-finals, which Djokovic always was too strong. In 2015, beached the Japanese in the group stage.
This season won Nishikori, who a long time was out by a polsblessure, there’s no title yet, but he does-finals in Monte Carlo, Tokyo and Vienna. During the US Open reached the Japanese in the semi-finals, at Wimbledon, the quarter-finals.