In January 2009, she won the , a high-level Grade 1 tournament in , to become the first American winner of the girls' event in its 26-year history.
She won in Charleston in April this year, too.
At the , Keys had the fastest average groundstroke speed of any player at 78.
This set up a clash with , Serena Williams, in the semifinals.
Keys finished the season ranked No.
Both players committing errors but Barty earns a break point after targeting Keys forehand.