Tag: Madison Keys
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.
Madison Keys defied her lower seeding by defeating 8th seed Caroline Garcia to advance to the Australian Open quarterfinals.