Keys leads US trio into last-eight

Muscat Daily - - SPORTS -

Bris­bane, Aus­tralia - Eighth seed Madi­son Keys led a trio of Amer­i­cans through to the quar­ter­fi­nals of the Bris­bane In­ter­na­tional with an im­pres­sive win over Aus­tralia's Sa­man­tha Sto­sur on Wednesday.

Keys beat the for­mer US Open cham­pion 7-5, 6-3 to reach the last-eight. She will play fel­low Amer­i­can Danielle Collins in the quarters af­ter Collins thrashed Kazakh qual­i­fier Yu­lia Putint­seva 6-1, 6-0 to con­tinue her blis­ter­ing start to the sea­son. The third Amer­i­can through on a day when only three sin­gles matches were played was Ali­son Riske, who downed Czech Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-4.

Gar­bine Mugu­ruza

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