WTA Tour

Svitolina upsets Konta to reach final

2016-11-05 16:20
Elina Svitolina (Gallo Images)

Zhuhai - Elina Svitolina rallied from a set down to upset top-seeded Johanna Konta 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday and reach the final of the Elite Trophy.

The fourth-seeded Ukrainian will face third-seeded Petra Kvitova in Sunday's final after the Czech beat Chinese wildcard Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the third final in her last four tournaments.

The tournament in Zhuhai features the 12 players on the tour who didn't qualify for the WTA Finals in Singapore last week.

Results from the fifth day of the WTA Elite Trophy tournament in Zhuhai, China, on Saturday:

Women's singles

Semi-finals

Elina Svitolina (UKR x4) bt Johanna Konta (GBR x1) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4

Petra Kvitova (CZE x3) bt Zhang Shuai (CHN x12) 6-2, 6-2

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