Wimbledon

Konta first British woman in last-eight for 33 years

2017-07-10 16:34
Johanna Konta (Getty)

London - Sixth seed Johanna Konta became the first British woman for 33 years to make the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday with a 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-4 win over France's Caroline Garcia.

Konta will face either former world number one Victoria Azarenka or second seeded Simona Halep for a place in the semi-finals.

Wimbledon results on Monday, the seventh day of the 2017 championships at the All England Club (x denotes seeding):

Women

4th rd

Garbie Muguruza (ESP x14) bt Angelique Kerber (GER x1) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS x7) bt Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x9) 6-2, 6-4

Magdalna Rybrikov (SVK) bt Petra Martic (CRO) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Coco Vandeweghe (USA x24) bt Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x5) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4

Venus Williams (USA x10) bt Ana Konjuh (CRO x27) 6-3, 6-2

Jelena Ostapenko (LAT x13) bt Elina Svitolina (UKR x4) 6-3, 7-6 (8/6)

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