Nishikori survives huge scare against Karlovic

Tennis - Australian Open - Second Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 17, 2019. Japan's Kei Nishikori celebrates winning the match against Croatia's Ivo Karlovic. REUTERS/Edgar Su

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Kei Nishikori survived a huge scare against Croatian Ivo Karlovic before reaching the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-3 7-6(6) 5-7 5-7 7-6(7) win on Thursday. On a sweltering afternoon at Margaret Court Arena, eighth seed Nishikori appeared set to coast to victory after taking the first two sets […]

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