|2016 GBR vs. JPN, Davis Cup Round|
|Andy Murray Defeats Kei Nishikori (JPN)|
|7-5, 7-6(6), 3-6, 4-6, 6-3|
Andy Murray secured Great Britain safe passage through to the quarter finals of this years Davis Cup with a 5 set win over Kei Nishikori. The Scot won 7-5 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 4-6 6-3 after almost 5 hours to give Great Britain an unassailable 3-1 lead.
The tie was played in Dan Evans home town of Birmingham, which meant Andy Murray did rob Evans a deciding rubber against Taro Daniel, which would have been a very winnable tie. The win also stretches the run of “Complete Murray” wins to four, that’s Davis Cup matches won completely by Jamie and Andy Murray.
New Head To Head Record
Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori have now met on 7 occasions and their head to head record now stands at 6-1 in Murray’s favour. Their previous match before today was on hard courts at the 2015 ATP Masters Canada where Murray won 6-3, 6-0.
|Andy Murray||Kei Nishikori|
|Murray vs Nishikori Previous Matches|
|Mar 2016||GBR vs. JPN, Davis Cup||RR||Hard||Murray||7-5, 7-6(6), 3-6, 4-6, 6-3|
|Aug 2015||ATP Masters Canada||S||Hard||Murray||6-3, 6-0|
|May 2015||Masters 1000 Madrid||S||Clay||Murray||6-3, 6-4|
|Nov 2014||Barclays ATP Tour Finals||RR||Hard||Nishikori||4-6, 4-6|
|Dec 2012||Brisbane, Australia||S||Hard||Murray||6-4, 2-0 RET|
|Jan 2012||Australian Open||Q||Hard||Murray||6-3, 6-3, 6-1|
|Oct 2011||Masters 1000 Shanghai||S||Hard||Murray||6-3, 6-0|