Last Updated on March 26, 2022
Madison Keys is a professional tennis player who is so far making a good name for herself. Although she only has a few titles to her name, she has distinguished herself by reaching the highest career ranking of No. 7 in 2016, reaching the semi-finals of the Australian Open in 2015, and the finals of the US Open in 2017.
Madison Keys Parents
US Open 2017 finalist, Madison Keys was born in Rock Island; one of the cities in Illinois on February 17, 1995, to Rick and Christine Keys, who were both practicing lawyers.
Her dad is an African-American who played for a Division II All-American college basketball team at Augustana College. In 1981, he would go on to graduate from John Marshall Law School Chicago and become a renowned attorney today specializing in criminal defense claims as well personal injury cases alike!
Her mother Christine, a white American, received her bachelor’s degree from Marycrest University and then went on to study law at De Paul University, graduating in 1991.
Of biracial ethnicity, Madison was born to an African American father, Rick Keys to an American mother, Christine Keys. That being said, Madison does not identify as white or African American as she does not want to be defined by her race.
It’s something that’s always there obviously, but I’m very much right in the middle… I don’t really think of it. I don’t really identify myself as white or African-American. I’m just me. I’m Madison.Madison Keys
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Madison Keys Interviews Her Mom
Former World №7, Madison Keys was born on February 17, 1995 in Rock Island and she is American
Madison is known to be of mixed ethnicity because her father is black, and her mother is white. But she neither classifies herself as White or African American.