Madison Keys

Madison Keys (born February 17, 1995) is an American tennis player who, on July 13, 2009 at the age of 14, as a member of the Philadelphia Freedoms, beat reigning Wimbledon champion Serena Williams in women's singles by a score of 5–1.[1] Keys earned her first main draw into the 2011 U.S. Open by beating Beatrice Capra in a wildcard playoff on Aug. 21, 2011.

She plays right-handed with a double-handed backhand. Her highest junior ranking was No.35 on April 6, 2009. She is one of the youngest tennis player to win a match on the WTA Tour, at the age of 14 years and 48 days by beating World No.81 Alla Kudryavtseva. Since the age of 9, she has been part of the Chris Evert Academy in Boca Raton.

Playing style

Keys plays right-handed, has powerful groundstrokes for her age and dominant serves over 100 mph.


Keys first became interested in tennis because she liked tennis dresses, according to a video interview she conducted with World Tennis Magazine in August of 2011. She also said that she is a big fan of Roger Federer and that she hopes to convince her parents to let her get a car within a few years.

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