When Murray succumbed to the pain in his hip, it was just the latest in a series of heavy blows to the US Open. He joins Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic on the sidelines.
The Canadian, who has undergone surgery on his left wrist, joins Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori in missing out on the tournament which starts on Monday.
World number nine Kei Nishikori withdrew from this week's Masters event in Cincinnati with a right wrist problem and scans have revealed a tear in one of the tendons.
Nishikori will miss the rest of the season because of a torn tendon in his right wrist.
Aug 16 (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori will miss the rest of the 2017 season after tearing a tendon in his right wrist, his manager said on Wednesday.
Kei Nishikori heard a 'pop' in his wrist during practice. A pop that has ended his 2017 season.
Aug 14 (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori has become the latest top 10 player to pull out of this week's Cincinnati Masters after the world number nine withdrew from the U.S. Open warmup event due to pain from a long-standing right wrist injury.
Aug 5 (Reuters) - Alexander Zverev moved into the final of the Citi Open with a 6-3 6-4 win over Japan’s Kei Nishikori on Saturday.
Aug 4 (Reuters) - Second seed Kei Nishikori shrugged off fatigue and saved three match points before beating unheralded American Tommy Paul 3-6 7-6(8) 6-4 in their Citi Open quarter-final on Friday.
LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - Spain's 'Mr Consistent' Roberto Bautista Agut reached the fourth round of a grand slam for the seventh time in his last nine attempts with a shock victory over Japanese ninth seed Kei Nishikori on Friday.
Ninth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan lost in the third round of Wimbledon to 18th-seeded Robert Bautista Agut of Spain 6-4, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-3
LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori has his eye on the main prize at Wimbledon this year and, if his body holds up, the Japanese ninth seed should get past Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday and into the second week of the grasscourt grand slam.
July 6 (Reuters) - Japan continued to maintain a keen interest in both singles tournaments at Wimbledon after Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round with a win over Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky on Wednesday and Naomi Osaka followed suit in the women's draw.
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori believes he can win Wimbledon this year after breezing through his first-round clash with Italy's Marco Cecchinato 6-2 6-2 6-0 on Monday.
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori breezed through his Wimbledon first-round clash with Italy's Marco Cecchinato 6-2 6-2 6-0 on Monday, demolishing an opponent who was playing his first senior-level match on grass.
HALLE, Germany, June 22 (Reuters) - World number nine Kei Nishikori's Wimbledon preparations suffered a setback on Thursday when he was forced to retire injured from his Halle Open round of 16 match against Russian Karen Khatchanov.
Kei Nishikori toiled for his opening grass-court victory of the year, beating Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Gerry Weber Open in Germany on Tuesday.
Nishikori beat Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of Gerry Weber Open.
Kei Nishikori's French Open ended with an appropriately erratic performance against top-ranked Andy Murray in the quarterfinals
Top-ranked Andy Murray was bemused by the chair umpire's decision to give him a time violation when he was preparing to serve during his French Open quarterfinal win against Kei Nishikori