Tag: Madison Keys
Elina Svitolina is the first Ukrainian to reach the last eight at the US Open since Kateryna Bondarenko in 2009.
The triumph was the fourth in a row on hard courts for the 16th-seeded Keys over Kuznetsova and the 24-year-old's fifth career title.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty was off the boil against Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, who is back on form following several seasons of injuries including a wrist problem.
Four of the survivors in French Open women's singles face the prospect of playing three days in a row to win the title after heavy rain washes out the day's action.
The win breaks a 2-year drought for the 8th seeded American, who claims her 4th career title.
Venus roars back to defeat third seed Petra Kvitova while Mona Barthel comes from behind to dismiss Madison Keys.
The 24-year-old will face either 4th seed Naomi Osaka or 13th seed Anastasija Sevastova.
Both players are past semi-finalists at Melbourne Park and hungry for more success at the season-opening Grand Slam.
Naomi Osaka beat Madison Keys 6-2 6-4 to reach the final, where she will play against Serena Williams.
Madison Keys beat Aleksandra Krunić 4-6 6-1 6-2 and will next play against Dominika Cibulková.
Keys will be replaced in the draw by Polish lucky loser Magdalena French who will face Tomljanovic on Thursday.
After defending champion Garbine Muguruza suffered a shock exit in the second round on Thursday, it was 10th seed Keys' turn to endure an unexpected 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 third round defeat.