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Former World No. 4 Kei Nishikori led Japan as the country's No. 1 singles player at this year's ATP Cup.

Nishikori Congratulates Matsuyama On The Masters Win

Matsuyama became first Japanese man to win a major in golf

Kei Nishikori has climbed higher than any Asian player in FedEx ATP Rankings history, reaching World No. 4 in 2015. On Sunday, another Asian athlete made history.

Golfer Hideki Matsuyama won The Masters, becoming the first Japanese man to win a major golf tournament. Nishikori quickly congratulated his countryman on social media

Nishikori tweeted: "Matsuyama is amazing! I was impressed. Congratulations on winning!"

Matsuyama is familiar with the tennis world, too. In 2017, the golfer attended Wimbledon, watching Roger Federer play Milos Raonic on Centre Court.

Hideki Matsuyama
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