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USA’s Keys misses out on women’s singles tennis bronze

Tennis - Olympics: Day 8

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Madison Keys of the United States reacts during the Women’s Singles Bronze Medal Match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

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American tennis player Madison Keys will miss out on the podium after losing to Petra Kvitova Czech Republic on Saturday in the bronze medal match of the Olympics in Rio.

Keys, 21, was appearing in her first Olympics and was playing for bronze one day after losing to Angelique Kerber of Germany in Friday’s semifinal.

The ninth-ranked player in the world, Keys beat Montengro’s Danka Kovinic, France’s Kristina Mladenovic, Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro, and Russia’s Daria Kasatkina to reach the semis.

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