People in a bar in Tokyo watching Japan's Kei Nishikori lose the US Open
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US Open: Crowds gather in bars to support Kei Nishikori

Japan's Kei Nishikori is the first Japanese tennis player to reach a Grand Slam singles final.

Although he may seem like a new face on the scene he is ranked eighth in the world and is a huge star in Japan.

As no major television network in Japan had rights to broadcast the US Open, BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes finds out how his countrymen are supporting him.

  • 09 Sep 2014
  • From the section Asia
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