Madison Keys vs Naomi Osaka Tennis Prediction
The 23-year-old US player ranks 14th in the WTA standings.
The 2018 season debuted for Keys, reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open tournament, while Roland Garros came to the semifinals, where she was defeated by her compatriot and friend, Sloane Stephens.
Before the US Open participated in the tournament in Cincinnati, where he reached the quarter-finals, while at the US Open he managed solid matches, losing a single set against Alexandru Krunic, in the finals optimum defeated by 6 -1 6-3 on Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova, and in the quarter-finals it was clear, 2-0 in sets, by Iberica Carla Suarez Navarro.
The 20-year-old Japan player is ranked 19th in the WTA standings.
He won the most important career victory in the Indian Wells tournament, winning the tournament, defeating Russian Darya Kasatkina in the final.
On clay he got to the third round at Roland Garros, where he was defeated by Madison Keys, while on the lawn he reached the semifinals of the Nottingham tournament where he was stopped by Ashleigh Barty.
After a 3-time elimination in Wimbledon, in the Washington, Montreal and Cincinnati hardcore tournaments he won a single match, while at the US Open his form was exceptional, losing a single set in front of Arynea Sabalenka, and 3 sets in the previous matches were won at 0, while in the quarter-finals it defeated the Ukrainian Lesya Tsurenko without a right of appeal, with a double 6-1.
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Both players are in very good shape at this US Open edition, and the match announces a balanced and spectacular one.
Madison Keys has the moral advantage of 3 straight victories in front of the Iberian, and for the Japanese player this is the best performance in a Grand Slam tournament, the emotions being great in this meeting.
I’m counting on a Keys win, which will have massive support from the host audience, while the Japanese pressure will be a huge one in Japan and many mistakes will be made in the game, even though his game so far looked great.
Prediction Today: Victory Madison Keys