June 30 (Reuters) - British fifth seed Johanna Konta has pulled out of her Aegon International semi-final against Karolina Pliskova in Eastbourne after suffering a thoracic spine injury, British Tennis confirmed on Friday.
The best week of Johanna Konta’s career came to an end in Eastbourne with the surprising revelation that she had been feeling ill throughout her run to the quarter-finals of the Aegon International.
SAM CUNNINGHAM AT EASTBOURNE: Johanna Konta became the first British player to win three matches at Eastbourne since 1983 with a hard-fought victory against Garbine Muguruza.
British number one Johanna Konta is through to the third round of the China Open after beating Timea Babos in straight sets.Konta will face fifth seed Karolina Pliskova in the next round.
Great Britain's Johanna Konta scored an upset in the first round at the Aegon International at Eastbourne, defeating world No 34 Zarina Diyas in straight sets.