Tennis: Konta Dominates In Zhuhai

Tennis: Konta dominates in Zhuhai

BEIJING, (Pakistan Point News - 02nd Nov, 2016 ) : Top seed Brit Johanna Konta cruised to victory in day two of competition of the WTA Elite Trophy in China Wednesday, winning in straight sets. Her 6-4, 6-2 victory over Australian Samantha Stosur in the road robin tournament in Zhuhai was her first time back on the court since withdrawing from the Hong Kong Tennis Open with an abdominal injury. "Against a player like Sam, who plays such a big ball and has such a big game, I really had to do my best to stay there for every single point and take my chances whenever they came," Konta said.

The decisive win during the $2.2 million tournament guarantees her a spot in the top ten of world players. In the day's other matches, world number 18 Timea Bacsinszky came back from a loss to China's Zhang Shuai to dominate her opponent. The Swiss native delivered two commanding wins -- 6-4, 6-2 -- over Hungary's Timea Babos. In the day's last matchup, Czech Petra Kvitova won 6-1, 6-2 in straight sets over Roberta Vinci of Italy.