Madison Keys gets the better of Zarina Diyas 5-7 6-0 6-4 in the 2nd round in Osaka on Wednesday. Keys will clash against Angelique Kerber in the quarter.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Diyas started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Keys in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. Notwithstanding, there was more work to do for Zarina to win the set because the American managed to break back in the 9th (4-5) game. Zarina kept her focus to break Keys in the 12th (7-5) game.

2nd set.

This set was a no contest after Keys conceded no games to Zarina before winning the set 6-0.

3rd set.

Keys won the set after she broke the Kazakhstani in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 5th (3-2) game. The Kazakhstani tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 4th (2-2) game. Nevertheless, Madison managed to stay calm and finish the job before winning the set 6-4.

1st
Keys
Diyas
5-7
5
7
5
6
5
5
4
5
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
1
3
0
3
0
2
0
1
2nd
Keys
Diyas
6-0
6
0
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
3rd
Keys
Diyas
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Keys scored 112 points vs. Diyas’s 98 points.

Madison won this match even if she had some problems in converting her break points because she converted only 32% (6/19). On the other side, the Kazakhstani was far from perfect in converting her break points since she converted only 38% of her break points (3/8). That was one of the key issues for her loss.

After this match, the head to head between Keys and Diyas is 2-0 for Madison.

Highlights Madison Keys vs. Zarina Diyas Toray Pan Pacific Open – Osaka

Next Match: Madison Keys vs. Angelique Kerber – stats

Keys will compete against Kerber in the quarter.

This will be the 11th time that Madison Keys and Angelique Kerber clash against each other. The head to head is 8-2 for Kerber (see full H2H stats), 6-1 on hard.

The last time that they squared off, Kerber won 6-0 4-1 ret. in the 2nd round in Wuhan back in 2018.

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