Nishikori reaches quarterfinals at Barcelona Open
- Associated Press
- April 24, 2014 - 9:05 AM
BARCELONA, Spain — Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori reached the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open by beating Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 6-0, 6-4 Thursday.
Nishikori had been sidelined by a groin injury since beating Roger Federer last month.
Russian player Teymuraz Gabashvili followed up his win over fifth-ranked David Ferrer with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over another Spaniard, Inigo Cervantes, to reach the quarterfinals. Ernests Gulbis of Latvia also won.
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