Australian Open

Former champ Kerber battles into quarters

2018-01-22 07:18
Angelique Kerber (AP)

Melbourne - Angelique Kerber kept her hopes of a second Australian Open title alive with a battling come-from-behind 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory against Taiwan's tenacious Hsieh Su-wei on Monday.

Germany's Kerber, the 21st seed, will play Madison Keys for a place in the semi-finals after the American 17th seed steamrollered French eighth seed Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2.

Results from the Australian Open on Monday:

Men's singles

4th round

Tomas Berdych (CZE x19) bt Fabio Fognini (ITA x25) 6-1, 6-4, 6-4

Women's singles

4th round

Madison Keys (USA x17) by Caroline Garcia (FRA x8) 6-3, 6-2

Angelique Kerber (GER x21) bt Hsieh Su-wei (TPE) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2

 

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