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Everything you wanted to know about Madison Keys (but never had time to find out)

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WHY IS MADISON KEYS IN THE NEWS?

After five months out through injury – including missing the Australian Open – Keys returned to the WTA Tour in Indian Wells in March 2024, saving two match points as she won her opening match.

Keys then reach the semi-finals in Madrid, beating Coco Gauff and Ons Jabeur, before losing out to Iga Swiatek, while she followed it up by making the quarter-finals in Rome, again losing to Swiatek.

What did Madison Keys do at the US Open in 2023?

Six years after making the final at Flushing Meadows, Madison Keys reached the semi-finals again at the US Open, beating Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova to make the last four. Keys lost agonisingly in the semi-finals to Aryna Sabalenka, having won the first set 6-0 and served for the match at 5-4 up in the second set.

The American also reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon earlier in the summer, equalling her best-ever performance in SW19.

When was Madison Keys born?

Madison Keys was born on February 17, 1995, in Rock Island, Illinois.

How tall is Madison Keys?

Madison Keys is 5′ 10″ tall, or 178cm.

What is her career-high ranking?

Madison Keys’ career-high ranking is world No 7, which she achieved in October 2016.

How many singles titles has Madison Keys won?

Madison Keys has won seven singles titles: Eastbourne 2014, Birmingham 2016, Stanford 2017, Charleston 2019, Cincinatti 2019, Adelaide 2022 and her most recent, in Eastbourne in June 2023.

Has Madison Keys ever reached a Grand Slam final?

Yes. Madison Keys reached the US Open final in 2017, where she lost to her good friend and compatriot Sloane Stephens. She has got to the semi-finals of the Australian Open (in 2015 and 2022) and Roland-Garros (2018).

In 2023, Madison Keys reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon, where she lost to Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka. She then reached the semi-finals in New York for the second time.

How much prize money has Madison Keys won?

As of May 20, 2024, Madison Keys has won a total of $17.9 million in prize money during her career.

Who is Madison Keys’s partner?

Since 2023, Madison Keys has been engaged to another American tennis player, Bjorn Fratangelo.

Is Madison Keys on the WTA Player Council?

Madison Keys is on the WTA Player Council. Along with Victoria Azarenka, Jessica Pegula and Sloane Stephens, she represents players ranked in the top 20.

What involvement does Madison Keys have with Fearlessly GiRL?

Madison Keys is a Fearlessly GiRL ambassador. It is an organisation that works to help schools, individuals and organisations to empower girls.

She also has her own charity, Kindness Wins, which emphasises the importance of being kind to yourself, to young people, and to those who are struggling.

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