Tennis: Nishikori, Nishioka exit French Open in 2nd round
Tennis: Nishikori, Nishioka exit French Open in 2nd round

Kei Nishikori bowed out in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday, losing in five sets to Italy’s Stefano Travaglia.The Japanese former world No. 4, playing in his first Grand Slam tournament following a long injury layoff, traded sets with the 74th-ranked Travaglia before going down 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(7), 4-6, 6-2 in 3 hours, 53 minutes.Compatriot Yoshihito Nishioka also exited in the second round on Day 4, losing 6-4, 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-2 to Frenchman Hugo Gaston.Despite being unable to reach the third round at Roland Garros for a sixth straight year, Nishikori was positive about the result…

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