The 25-year-old made it to the quarter-finals, matching her run last year, but missed the chance to strengthen her position in the race for WTA Finals qualification and also a debut spot in the top 10.
Johanna Konta has been handed a potential lifeline in her bid to reach the WTA Finals in Singapore next week after Serena Williams withdrew through injury. The British No 1 missed out on automatic qualification.
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
Johanna Konta will not become the first British woman to compete at the WTA Championships since 1980 after Svetlana Kuznetsova wrapped up the final qualifying position for the tournament.
British No 1 Johanna Konta missed the chance to close in on a place in the WTA Tour finals and the top 10 of the world after being knocked out of the Wuhan Open by Petra Kvitova.