Madison Keys is back!!!! When her game is on, she is pretty much unstoppable. What an amazing display of pure power and ball striking from Madison. Congrats to Keys for winning her 6th title and her first since Western and Southern Open 2019. Hopefully this is a start of a successful season for Maddie in 2022 and hopefully more titles as well. Good fight from Alison, tough luck against an in form Madison but wish her the best in 2022 season.
Sofia Kenin better pray Madison doesn’t play this well in their 1st round match, or she is in real danger….
Sorry for Riske but not everybody can Chicagoruza their way to a title.
Her ranking was seriously about to take a big tumble and she has responded quite well, though.
Her first MM title but must mean a lot after the struggles of the last year. Hopefully the issue on the leg/thigh is nothing too serious. Sucks she only gets one day off (as well as Riske and the Sydney finalists) before opening vs Kenin at the AO.
Riske tried her best. Respect her as a person, but her ground strokes and grunt, not so much lol. Keys is just so calm and smart on court, which is very unusual. Willing to adjust, playing with variety, going to the net. And very successful indeed for that. brain with power is always a lethal combination. Congrats!
Maddy! Finally another title!
She looked so composed today but I can't read too much into it since she matches up so well against Riske. Poor Alison, she simply can't bother Keys with her tennis. Given their respective paths to the final, this was the most fair outcome anyway.
For a player like Keys or Lisicki, playing a mickey mouse right before a major is a good move
Avoid almost all the possible slam contenders and much less pressure than a big event
Not surprised it was a shit match, it should be a lot more interesting vs Kenin, at least the loser of that can leave Australia happy they got a few matches