Tennis, WTA – San Jose Open 2022: Jabeur takes out Keys

Wimbledon runner-up Ons Jabeur, the No 3 seed, defeated American Madison Keys in straight sets to move into the quarter-finals of the San Jose Open at San Jose State University Tennis Center on Wednesday.

Jabeur won 7-5, 6-1 to reach her 10th quarter-final on the WTA Tour this year. She has also reached the finals of four of the last 5 previous tournaments she has played, with that streak only being interrupted by her surprising first-round loss at Roland-Garros

The Tunisian, ranked No 5, will face the winner of the match between American Claire Liu and Russian Veronika Kudermetova, the No 9 seed, for a place in the semi-finals.

Keys, a former US Open finalist and now ranked No 27, beat Chinese Shuai Zhang (6-4, 6-2) in the previous round.

San Jose WTA 500, other second-round matches (San Jose State University Tennis Center, hard, USD 757,900, most recent results first):

  • Coco Gauff vs. Naomi Osaka
  • Maria Sakkari vs. Shelby Rogers
  • Caroline Dolehide vs. Aryna Sabalenka
  • Claire Liu vs. Veronika Kudermetova
  • Paula Badosa (2) beat Elizabeth Mandlik (Q): 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (5)
  • Daria Kasatkina (7) beat Taylor Townsend (Q): 6-4, 6-0
  • Amanda Anisimova beat Karolina Pliskova (8): 3-6, 7-5, 6-1

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