Monica Niculescu, from Romania, prepares to hit the ball during her match against Taylor Townsend at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in Washington. Niculescu won 6-3, 6-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jack Sock was asked about his upcoming match with No. 11-ranked Kei Nishikori, a query that ended with high praise for Nishikori’s level of play.
“Yeah, thanks for that,” Sock shot back in a deadpan tone.
No. 94-ranked Sock played pretty well himself Tuesday, beating No. 59-ranked Igor Sijsling 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Citi Open. That victory over Sijsling – the second-highest-ranked opponent Sock has ever beaten – Login to read more