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Dubai Duty Free Championships: Keys wins over Garcia and moves into last 16
Madison Keys defeated Caroline Garcia 7-5, 6-4 on Tuesday night and will face the winner of the match between American Amanda Anisimova and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, the No 15 seed, in the next round
American Madison Keys reached the last 16 of the Dubai Duty Free Championships by winning against Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia, the No 4 seed, 7-5, 6-4 at The Aviation Club Tennis Centre on Tuesday night.
Keys, ranked No 23, will play the winner of the match between American Amanda Anisimova and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, the No 15 seed, next.
The American defeated Italian qualifier Jasmine Paolini (6-1, 6-1) ahead of her victory.
Dubai WTA 1000, other second-round results (The Aviation Club Tennis Centre, hard, USD 2.788.468, most recent results first):
- Aliaksandra Sasnovich vs. Coco Gauff
- Iga Swiatek vs. Leylah Fernandez
- Elena Rybakina vs. Marie Bouzkova
- Jelena Ostapenko vs. Linda Fruhvirtova
- Lauren Davis vs. Aryna Sabalenka
- Belinda Bencic vs. Marta Kostyuk
- Yulia Putintseva vs. Petra Kvitova
- Viktoriya Tomova vs. Jessica Pegula
- Shelby Rogers vs. Ana Bogdan
- Qinwen Zheng vs. Liudmila Samsonova
- Karolina Muchova vs. Sorana Cirstea: tuesday
- Amanda Anisimova vs. Victoria Azarenka: tuesday
- Karolina Pliskova beat Maria Sakkari (6): 6-1, 6-2
- Barbora Krejcikova beat Daria Kasatkina (7): 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
- Anhelina Kalinina beat Dayana Yastremska (Q): 5-7, 6-2, 6-3