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Angelique Kerber, Madison Keys get wins at WTA Finals

Angelique Kerber, Madison Keys get wins at WTA Finals

Top-seeded Angelique Kerber is the only player in the WTA Finals Red Group to stand at 2-0 in the round-robin stage after a 6-4, 6-2 win over Simona Halep on Tuesday in Singapore. American Madison Keys, who needed to win her match to stay in semifinal contention, prevailed, 6-1, 6-4, and never offered Dominika Cibulkova a break point opportunity. 

All four players in the Red Group remain in the hunt for a semifinal berth. In the standings, Kerber is at 2-0, Halep and Keys are 1-1, and Cibulkova 0-2. This year marks the WTA Finals debuts for Keys and Cibulkova. 

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