Kei Nishikori works hard to overcome Julien Benneteau
Kei Nishikori was forced to work surprisingly hard to overcome France's Julien Benneteau, dropping the first set but eventually coming through.
The fifth seed made it through in two and a half hours, 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-2.
Kei Nishikori beat Julien BenneteauAFP
Benneteau stunned his opponent in the first set with a scintillating combination of groundstrokes and drop shots, but Nishikori finally found his form, using the width of the court well to secure the win.
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