Johanna Konta out of Wuhan Open after quarter-final loss to Petra Kvitova

Johanna Konta

Johanna Konta failed to win any of her four break points against Petra Kvitova in China

Britain’s Johanna Konta was knocked out of the Wuhan Open in the quarter-finals, losing 6-3 6-4 to Czech 14th seed Petra Kvitova in China.

Kvitova, playing the day after her mammoth three-hour victory over Angelique Kerber, put in a dominant performance against a tired Konta.

The defeat keeps Konta 10th in the Race to Singapore, 273 points behind the final qualifying place.

Kvitova faces Romania’s fourth seed Simona Halep in the semi-finals.

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