Johanna Konta beats Shuai Zhang 6-3 6-3 to advance to third round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open
British number one Johanna Konta kept pace in her bid to reach the WTA Finals by advancing through to the third round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open.
Konta is 10th in the Road to Singapore, with only the top eight qualifying, and after Carla Suarez Navarro and Madison Keys, who are placed eighth and ninth respectively, both booked their place in the last 16 in China, Konta followed suit with a 6-3 6-3 win over Shuai Zhang.
And now she has a golden chance to close the gap on Spaniard Suarez Navarro, who is 273 points ahead, as they meet in the next round on Wednesday.
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