Kei Nishikori earns rare win to reach quarterfinals again

Kei Nishikori earns rare win to reach quarterfinals again

Kei Nishikori put himself into a category with tennis legends Rod Laver and Roy Emerson on his way to the quarterfinals.

Roy Stanley Emerson (born 1936) is an Australian former World No. 1 amateur tennis player who won 12 Grand Slam tournament singles titles & 16 Grand Slam tournament men's doubles titles. He is the only male player to have completed a Career Grand Slam in both singles & doubles. His 28 Major titles are an all-time record for a male player, although most of his titles were won in the final years of the period where Major tournaments were open only to amateur players.

Roy Stanley Emerson (born 1936) is an Australian former World No. 1 amateur tennis player who won 12 Grand Slam tournament singles titles & 16 Grand Slam tournament men's doubles titles. He is the only male player to have completed a Career Grand Slam in both singles & doubles. His 28 Major titles are an all-time record for a male player, although most of his titles were won in the final years of the period where Major tournaments were open only to amateur players.

Roy Emerson, un pur attaquant au palmarès- Roland-Garros - Internationaux de France 2017 - Site officiel réalisé par IBM

Roy Emerson, un pur attaquant au palmarès- Roland-Garros - Internationaux de France 2017 - Site officiel réalisé par IBM

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the Roy Emerson trophy from Roy Emerson after winning his 1000 match after the Mens final match against Milos Raonic of Canada during day eight of the 2015 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 11, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the Roy Emerson trophy from Roy Emerson after winning his 1000 match after the Mens final match against Milos Raonic of Canada during day eight of the 2015 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 11, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

Roy Emerson vann 1964 och 1965 herr singeln båda gångerna över Fred Stolle, 1964 med 6-4, 12-10, 4-6, 6-3 och 1965 med 6-2, 6-4, 6-4.

Roy Emerson vann 1964 och 1965 herr singeln båda gångerna över Fred Stolle, 1964 med 6-4, 12-10, 4-6, 6-3 och 1965 med 6-2, 6-4, 6-4.

Roy Emerson is a former professional tennis player for Australia.  As a previous #1, he won 12 Major singles titles and 16 Grand Slam men's doubles titles. He was inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1982.

Roy Emerson is a former professional tennis player for Australia. As a previous #1, he won 12 Major singles titles and 16 Grand Slam men's doubles titles. He was inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1982.

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the Roy Emerson trophy after winning his 1000 match after the Mens final match against Milos Raonic of Canada during day eight of the 2015 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 11, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the Roy Emerson trophy after winning his 1000 match after the Mens final match against Milos Raonic of Canada during day eight of the 2015 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 11, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the Roy Emerson trophy after winning his 1000 match after the Mens final match against Milos Raonic of Canada during day eight of the 2015 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 11, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the Roy Emerson trophy after winning his 1000 match after the Mens final match against Milos Raonic of Canada during day eight of the 2015 Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 11, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

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