Madison Keys Reaches Second Week at Wimbledon

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04:  Madison Keys of the United States celebrates in her Ladies’ Singles third Round match against Tatjana Maria of Germany  during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Connecticut Open commit and Rising Star Madison Keys has advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon for the first time in her young career, following a career-best semifinal performance at the Australian Open earlier this season. The World No. 21 has been extremely impressive, leading the field with 42 aces at the tournament. Let’s take a look at her road thus far at The All England Club.

First Round: Stefanie Voegele, 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-4

Keys needed three sets and an extra day to defeat Stefanie Voegele 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-4. Knotted at 2-2 in the third set, the match was suspended due to darkness and resumed the following morning. The American seized the upper-hand in the third set, winning four of the next six games en route to victory.

Second Round: Elizaveta Kulichkova, 6-4, 7-6(3)

The World No. 21 followed her opening round win with an impressive victory against Kulichkova, closing out the 19-year-old Russian in straight sets. The win marked Keys’ third consecutive trip to the third round at Wimbledon.

Third Round: Tatjana Maria, 6-4, 6-4

German Tatjana Maria was the next test for Keys, and the young American produced an astounding effort to advance. Keys defeated Maria 6-4, 6-4 to secure a berth into the second weekend where she will meet Olga Govortsova in a fourth round tilt.

Fourth Round: Olga Govortsova, 6:30 a.m. ET

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