Johanna Konta gracious in defeat as Petra Kvitova proves too strong in China
British number one Johanna Konta paid tribute to Petra Kvitova after the Czech knocked her out of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open at the quarter-final stage.
Konta's hopes of closing in on a place in the WTA Tour finals and also in the top 10 were dashed after Kvitova put in a fine performance in a 6-3 6-4 win.
The defeat did not come without chances for the Brit but she was unable to convert any of her four break points as Kvitova fought all of them off with some power hitting.
"I thought she played a consistently very good match," Konta said. "The couple of opportunities I... read more
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