British No 1 Johanna Konta secured a place in the quarter-finals of the China Open with a rain-hit 6-1 3-6 7-6 (7-2) victory over Karolina Pliskova in Beijing.
Great Britain's Johanna Konta will play Ana Ivanovic's conqueror Karolina Pliskova in the last 16 at BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells after a straight-sets victory over Denisa Allertova.
Oct 6 (Reuters) - Elina Svitolina stayed calm in the face of adversity to secure a surprise 6-3 7-5 win over German world number one Angelique Kerber as the Ukrainian advanced to the China Open quarter-finals in Beijing on Thursday.
British No 1 Johanna Konta's run at the BNP Paribas Open has ended with a three-set defeat to Karolina Pliskova. She succumbed to a 7-6 (7/2) 3-6 6-3 loss to the big-hitting Czech.
Second-seeded Gael Monfils overcame an injury scare and beat French compatriot Gilles Simon on Thursday to secure a quarterfinal berth at the Japan Open