Australian Open 2022: Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys Prediction, Preview, Head to Head and Live Stream

Fourth seed Barbora Krejcikova will lock horns against Madison Keys in the last 8 of the 2022 Australian Open.

Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys
Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys

French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova will be up against Madison Keys in the quarterfinal of the 2022 Australian Open. Krejcikova is ranked 4th in the world while Keys is the world no.51.

Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys: Match Details

  • Tournament: Australian Open 2022
  • Date: 25 January, 2022
  • Match: Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys
  • Venue: Melbourne Park, Melbourne
  • Round: Quarterfinal
  • Surface: Hard Court
  • Prize Money: USD 386,000

Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys: Preview

Barbora Krejcikova
Barbora Krejcikova

Barbora Krejcikova has been the most improved player since winning the French Open last year. She has made it to the second week of all the last 4 majors and is currently one of the best in the world. She started the season with a runner-up finish at the WTA 500 event in Sydney. This week in Melbourne, she has looked very promising and got the better of the likes of Andrea Petkovic and Xiyu Wang in the initial rounds before knocking out 26th seed Jelena Ostapenko in the third round. She then blasted past 2-time Oz Open champion Victoria Azarenka in the fourth round in straight sets 6-2,6-2.

American Madison Keys has had a phenomenal start to the 2022 season. She won the Adelaide International 2 event ahead of the Australian Open and has looked solid this week in Melbourne. She defeated 2020 Oz Open champion Sofia Kenin in the first round and followed it up with am easy victory over Jaqueline Cristian. She then survived a stern test from Wang Qiang in the third round before beating in form Paula Badosa in the fourth round in straight sets 6-3,6-1.

Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys: Head-to-Head

 Madison Keys
Madison Keys

This will be the first meeting between the duo. They haven’t played before and hence their H2H stands deadlock at 0-0.

Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys: Prediction

Barbora Krejcikova
Barbora Krejcikova

Both Krejcikova and Keys are two of the best players this season and would definitely fancy their chances to make it to the semifinals. The Czech absolutely dominated an in form Azarenka in the previous round and her defense against Keys’ big groundstrokes will be the key. Expect a thrilling match which could go down the distance with Krejcikova coming out as the victor.

Prediction: Krejcikova to win in three sets.

Barbora Krejcikova vs Madison Keys: Broadcast and Live Stream Details

RegionBroadcaster
AfricabeIN Sports, Supersport
AustraliaNine & Stan Sport
ChinaCCTV, iQIYI, GreatSports Media
JapanWOWOW
MalaysiabeIN Sports
New ZealandSky
SingaporebeIN Sports
EuropeEurosport, SSR SRG, Servus TV
India & SubcontinentSony 6
Latin America & CaribbeanESPN International
Middle EastbeIN Sports
CanadaTSN/RDS
North AmericaESPN
USAESPN
United KingdomEurosport

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