Tennis-TikTok helps Keys as resurgence continues at Australian Open

  • Tennis
  • Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022

Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 19, 2022 Madison Keys of the U.S. reacts during her second round match against Romania's Jaqueline Cristian REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Madison Keys stormed into the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-2 7-5 win over Jaqueline Cristian on Wednesday as the American continued her resurgence after a year in which she sank into a "dark pit of despair" and her ranking plummeted.

The former U.S. Open finalist warmed up for the opening Grand Slam of the year with her first title since 2019 at the Adelaide WTA tournament last week and knocked out 2020 Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin in her opener on Monday.

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