Japanese star Kei Nishikori pulled out of the Australian Open and the inaugural ATP Cup Monday as he continues to struggle with an elbow injury that has kept him out since the US Open.
Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open semi-finals for a 7th time after eighth seed Kei Nishikori retired hurt.
Novak Djokovic sweated it out from behind the baseline to beat Australian John Millman 6-3 6-4 6-4 at the US Open.
Novak Djokovic will lurk as 14th seed for next week’s Australian Open in Melbourne.
Former champions Stan Wawrinka and Rafa Nadal gave Australian Open organisers a massive boost yesterday.
Azarenka, who has been locked in a custody battle over her young son, pulls out of the Australian Open.