Australian Open 2018: Madison Keys storms into last eight
Madison Keys blew French eighth seed Caroline Garcia off the courtroom 6-3 6-2 in a 68-minute show of energy tennis to succeed in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open for the second time on Monday.
The 22-year-old, the only surviving American within the ladies’s draw, gave up her first service sport however rallied impressively to arrange a last eight date with 2016 champion Angelique Kerber or Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei.
The 17th seed despatched down six aces and 20 winners within the opening set on Rod Laver Arena and maintained the onslaught to win the primary 4 video games of the second.
Keys, a shedding finalist on the US Open last 12 months and a semi-finallist in Melbourne in 2015, wobbled a bit with the ending line in sight however secured victory with a elegant crosscourt forehand winner.