Kei Nishikori

Japan's Kei Nishikori on his way to a third-round victory over Benoit Paire of France. Photo: EPA

History lesson confounds Kei Nishikori

Fumiteru Nakano and his exploits at Roland Garros 75 years ago came as a shock to Kei Nishikori after the Japanese star reached the last 16 of the French Open for the first time.