Svitolina holds off Keys to reach quarter-finals

  • Posted: Jan 21, 2019
Australian Open 2019
Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January
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Sixth seed Elina Svitolina beat former US Open finalist Madison Keys in a pulsating fourth-round match at the Australian Open.

The Ukrainian broke twice to take the first set but Keys won five games in a row and hit 16 winners as she went on to dominate the second.

Svitolina then held off five break points in a 16-minute game in the third set to win 6-2 1-6 6-1.

She will face Japanese Naomi Osaka or Latvian Anastasija Sevastova next.

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