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Nishikori saves 3 match points in win

Japan's Kei Nishikori gestures after winning a game against South Africa's Kevin Anderson, during the quarter final round match of the Geneva Open tennis tournament, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)

GENEVA (AP) Kei Nishikori saved three straight match points in the deciding set before outlasting Kevin Anderson 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the Geneva Open quarterfinals on Thursday.

The second-seeded Nishikori was serving at 4-5, 0-40 before rallying to beat the 62nd-ranked South African, who fired 14 aces without allowing any by his opponent.

Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka also dropped the first set in his quarterfinal, against Sam Querrey of the United States, though ultimately had an easier passage in a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 win.

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2017 ATP Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 A. Murray 10,370
2 N. Djokovic 7,445
3 S. Wawrinka 5,445
4 R. Nadal 5,375
5 R. Federer 5,035
6 M. Raonic 4,360
7 D. Thiem 4,145
8 M. Cilic 3,765
9 K. Nishikori 3,560
10 A. Zverev 3,150
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1 A. Kerber 7,035
2 S. Williams 6,110
3 K. Pliskova 6,100
4 S. Halep 5,790
5 G. Muguruza 4,636
6 E. Svitolina 4,575
7 D. Cibulkova 4,480
8 J. Konta 4,330
9 S. Kuznetsova 4,310
10 A. Radwanska 4,095
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