Madison Keys gets by Sofia Kenin 7-5 6-4 in the semifinal in Cincinnati on Saturday. Keys will play Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

The American won the set after she broke the American in the 4th (3-1) and in the 12th (7-5) game. Kenin tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 9th (5-4) game. Nevertheless, Madison maintained the focus before winning the set 7-5.

2nd set.

Madison won the set after recovering 2 times from a break down. In fact, after conceding her serve in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 7th (3-4) game. Madison broke back 3 times in the 6th (3-3), in the 8th (4-4) and in the 10th (6-4) game before winning the set 6-4.

Statistics

At the end of the match, Keys scored 74 points vs. the American’s 59 points.

The American served extremely well to win 80% of the points (32/40) behind her first serve. Notwithstanding she won only 39% points (11/28) on her second serve. Madison blasted 14 aces and she committed 4 double faults. The American was pretty effective in converting 50% of the break points that she conquered (5/10). On the other side, Kenin had a tough time in converting her break points as she converted only 30% of her break points (3/10). That was one of the key issues for her loss.

After this contest, the head to head between Keys and Kenin is 1-1.

Highlights Madison Keys vs. Sofia Kenin Western & Southern Open – Cincinnati

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Keys’s Interview

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

Next Match: Madison Keys vs. Svetlana Kuznetsova – stats

Keys will face Kuznetsova in the final.

This will be the 4th time that Madison Keys and Svetlana Kuznetsova play each other. The head to head is 3-0 for Keys (see full H2H stats), 3-0 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Keys won 7-62 6-2 in the 3rd round in Beijing back in 2016.

Madison Keys in Cincinnati

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Tennis Scores in Cincinnati

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