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Australian Open 2018: American Madison Keys reaches quarterfinals


Melbourne : United States' Madison Keys reacts after defeating France's Caroline Garcia in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. AP/PTI Photo (AP1_22_2018_000022B)

Melbourne: American tennis player Madison Keys advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2018 Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the season, after defeating French player Caroline Garcia in the fourth round on Monday.

Keys, seeded 17th, beat the eighth-seeded French player 6-3, 6-2 in a match lasting only one hour and eight minutes and dominated from the start, reports Efe. In the quarterfinals, Madison Keys will face the winner of the match between Taiwanese Su Wei Hsieh and German Angelique Kerber.