- Kei Nishikori saved five match points to advance into the semi-finals of the Miami Open on Thursday, outlasting Gael Monfils 4-6, 6-3, 7-6. The Japanese sixth seed denied Monfils four times in the 10th game of the final set and again in the 12th before taking the last three tie-breaker points. "In my mind I thought, 'Play one good point at a time,'" Nishikori said. "I kept my focus quite well." Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, will play either Australian Nick Kyrgios or Canadian Milos Raonic for a place in Sunday's final. Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays Belgian 15th seed David Goffin in the other semi-final.