Nishikori advances as Laaksonen retires in Paris
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Kei Nishikori followed up two consecutive five-setters with a one-set victory at the French Open.

Nishikori reached the second week at Roland Garros for the seventh time after qualifier Henri Laaksonen retired while trailing 7-5.

Nishikori has a 26-7 record in five-set matches.

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