Kei Nishikori: Hip should be OK

Updated: May 24, 2014, 8:27 AM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Tenth-ranked Kei Nishikori's hurt left hip is not completely healed, but he said Saturday that it "should be OK" for the start of the French Open.

The first Japanese player to reach the ATP's top 10 told The Associated Press at Roland Garros that treatment he received for the injury while recuperating last week at home in Florida helped.

"It's getting better," Nishikori said. "It's obviously not 100 percent yet, but ... it should be OK."

The 24-year-old Nishikori ...

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