Australian Champion Kenin yields in Charleston

The American Madison Keys beat his compatriot Sofia Kenin, champion this year in the Australian Open, 6-3, 5-7 and 10-2 in the women’s exhibition tournament in Charleston (South Carolina / United States), a city that has not been able to host its traditional WTA tournament due to the coronavirus.

Kenin, fourth in the world and that after winning his first Grand Slam he later took the title in Lyon, He even went below in the second quarter, with 0-4. Then, he reacted to level it and even saved a game ball, before signing up for this set.

Keys, finalist of the US Open. in 2017, and 13 in the world, he controlled the super tiebreaker much better to win.

In the other game of the day, the American Jennifer Brady dominated his compatriot and winner of the US Open three seasons ago, Sloane Stephens, by 6-3 and 7-6 (4).

The event is behind closed doors, with sanitary measures and distributing the tennis players into two teams, adding points in each match played, singles and doubles.