Heather Watson handed herself a well-timed confidence boost ahead of Wimbledon by beating world No 9 and defending Eastbourne champion Dominika Cibulkova.
Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh upset eighth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4 to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon for the first time
Heather Watson had to battle the elements — first the rain, then the sunshine — before overcoming an American rival ranked 26 places higher to get her Wimbledon preparations back on track.
Dominika Cibulkova claimed the first grass-court title of her career by triumphing at the Aegon International on Saturday. The Slovakian heads to Wimbledon on a high after beating Karolina Pliskova.
KIERAN GILL IN EASTBOURNE: A week in which Wimbledon hopeful Heather Watson took the scalps of the world Nos 9, 17 and 23 at Eastbourne ended in a loss to Caroline Wozniacki.