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Kei Nishikori rallies for 5-set win

Updated: September 2, 2014, 3:39 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Japan's Kei Nishikori rallied for a five-set victory over fifth-seeded Milos Raonic to reach his first US Open quarterfinal.

The 10th-seeded Nishikori won 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 in a match that ended at 2:26 a.m. Tuesday, tying the latest finish in tournament history.

Raonic couldn't get anything going against his serve in the final two sets, unable to force a single break point. And Nishikori earned the two breaks he would need.

"Tried to fight every ...

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