Madison Keys of the US reacts as she crouches on the court during her women's singles match against China's Zhang Shuai on day eight of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 25, 2016. AFP PHOTO / PAUL CROCK
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Chinese qualifier Zhang Shuai maintained her dream Australian Open run Monday as she battled past injured and tearful 15th seed Madison Keys and into a quarter-final against British hope Johanna Konta.Zhang had lost all 14 of her previous Grand Slam matches before this year's tournament but she has now won four in a row after beating Keys 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 as the American struggled with an upper left leg injury.Zhang got off the mark by holding serve with a cross-court forehand to trail 1-2 .Zhang held serve to love with Keys clearly struggling with the injury.Keys battled hard and saved two break points on her next serve but the discomfort was clear and a double fault when 3-5 down handed Zhang the set and a way back into the match.
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