Johanna Konta aiming to close in on WTA Finals in Singapore as she faces Carla Suarez Navarro
British No 1 Johanna Konta is relishing the chance to meet Carla Suarez Navarro in the third round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open as the race to reach the WTA Finals hots up.
Konta is 10th in the Road to Singapore, with only the top eight qualifying, and now she has a golden chance to close the gap on the Spaniard, who is 273 points ahead in eighth position, after breezing past Shuai Zhang 6-3 6-3.
Victory would see a gain a minimum of 85 points on her opponent, and with Konta scheduled to play just two more tournaments before Singapore, the 25-year-old realistically has no option but to... read more
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