An All-American U.S. Open final remains a dream as Madison Keys loses to Aryna Sabalenka in three sets. Sabalenka advances to face Coco Gauff for the women's title.
In a candid moment during the press conference, Keys lets her emotions flow. Her heartfelt words resonate with her fans.
"I think everyone at the start of the tournament would be really, really excited to be in the semis. Right now, it sucks," Keys said, struggling to hold back tears.
Keys, 28, claimed the first set with a 6-0 victory but faced an uphill battle in the next two sets, losing in tiebreakers (6-7 (1), 6-7 (10-5)).
Tennis fans on social media rallied behind Keys, offering their empathy and encouragement.
Madison Keys may have faced a heartbreaking loss, but her emotional press conference resonates with fans and shows her resilience as she navigates the challenges of professional tennis.