|Venus Williams (photo by Daniel Ward)|
Keys also had to play two matches today. She defeated Bethanie Mattek-Sands 7-6, 6-4, but she took the long road to get to the victory. Keys was up 5-1 in the first set when Mattek-Sands pulled out five straight games. Later, Mattek-Sands went up 4-2 in the tiebreak, but Keys was able to come back again.
|Madison Keys (photo by Daniel Ward)|
2007 champion Jelena Jankovic also entered the semifinals today when she defeated Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-1 in just over an hour. Jankovic's defeat of Bouchard was her 500th career win.