Madison Keys cruised past Alison Riske 6-1, 6-2 in the Adelaide International 2 final to clinch her first title since 2019.
The 26-year-old American fired 24 winners to power past her fellow countrywoman, never facing a breakpoint during the 66-minute match.
MADI WINS IN ADDIE 💥🇺🇸 @Madison_Keys clinches a 6th WTA title with victory over Riske at the Adelaide International 2!#AdelaideTennis pic.twitter.com/3cW2w8Ja6K— wta (@WTA) January 15, 2022
MADI WINS IN ADDIE 💥🇺🇸 @Madison_Keys clinches a 6th WTA title with victory over Riske at the Adelaide International 2!#AdelaideTennis pic.twitter.com/3cW2w8Ja6K
Keys entered the Australian Open tune-up event as World No. 87 and defeated No. 2 seed Elina Svitolina, No. 8 seed Liudmila Samsonova and No. 3 seed Coco Gauff in her charge to the final. The former World No. 7 will break into the Top 60 following her victory in Adelaide.
Keys will face a tough first-round matchup at the Australian Open, facing off against 2020 Australian Open champion and World No. 12 Sofia Kenin.