Johanna Konta fightback books China Open semi-final place



British number one Johanna Konta advanced to the China Open semi-finals after fighting back in remarkable fashion to beat home favourite Zhang Shuai.
Konta, the world number 14, trailed 4-0 in the opening set, but bounced back emphatically from her slow start to win the next 12 games in succession for a 6-4 6-0 triumph.
The 25-year-old 11th seed is aiming to force her way into contention for the WTA Finals in Singapore later this month and certainly looked to be on a mission against Zhang, ranked 36 in the world.
Play was briefly held up on set point in the first as a spectator made their... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 26
Source: Belper News
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