Angelique Kerber defeats Madison Keys to progress into WTA Finals semi-finals


The world number one Kerber secured her spot in the semi-finals with a 100% record in the red group following a 6-3 6-3 triumph over Madison Keys in Singapore.


Both players showed fighting spirit by earning double breaks, but Kerber took the edge by converting her second set point to take the lead in 29 minutes.

Keys sparked a comeback when she snatched serve in the first game of the second set, but Kerber regained composure to break twice before wrapping up the match.

As a result of the straight-sets win, Dominika Cibulkova has also progressed into the semi-finals following victory over Simona Halep.

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