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Barty beats home favourite Konta in Nottingham final

2018-06-18 11:09
Ashleigh Barty (Gallo Images)

London - There was delight for Australia and disappointment in equal measure for British fans when top seed Ashleigh Barty beat fourth-seeded Briton Johanna Konta 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the women's final at he Nottingham Open.

Konta, who had beaten Donna Vekic in the semis to avenge her loss to the same opponent in the final last year, had several run-ins with the umpire and refused to shake her hand at the end, but she was content with her week's work.

"It is a very good result for me this year," she said.

"It is a good feeling to be back in the last day of the tournament.

"I haven't had that for exactly a year. I am looking forward to doing this week in week out."

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