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Madison Keys and Ash Barty will face off in the quarterfinals of the French Open.
In wet conditions in Paris, the 14th-seeded Keys had no problem dealing with 42nd-ranked Katerina Siniakova and advanced to last eight for the second straight year with a 6-2, 6-4 victory.
The eighth-seeded Barty defeated Sofia Kenin 6-3, 3-6, 6-0. Kenin, a 20-year-old American, had upset Serena Williams in the previous round.
“I’m definitely happy I was able to close it out in two sets,” Keys said after Siniakova sent a final shot long on Court Suzanne Lenglen. “I love clay court and I love Paris, very happy to be here, so happy I get to play another match.”
Keys made it to the semifinals in Paris last year.
Sofia Kenin will try to follow up her upset of Serena Williams at the French Open by reaching her first Grand Slam quarterfinal.
The 20-year-old American takes on No. 8 seed Ash Barty of Australia in the fourth round Monday.
Two other U.S. women also will be aiming to join Sloane Stephens in the quarterfinals: Amanda Anisimova, 17, and Madison Keys, 24.
Keys, the runner-up to Stephens at the 2017 U.S. Open and a semifinalist in Paris last year, meets 42nd-ranked Katerina Siniakova, who is coming off the biggest victory of her career: She eliminated No. 1 Naomi Osaka in the third round.
Anisimova plays 137th-ranked qualifier Aliona Bolsova of Spain.
In men’s action, No. 1 Novak Djokovic plays 45th-ranked Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany. Djokovic can become the first man to reach the French Open quarterfinals 10 years in a row.
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