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

Johanna Konta

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,