Johanna Konta continues resurgence to book place in French Open quarter-finals

Johanna Konta delighted

Johanna Konta has continued her remarkable recent resurgence by powering past Donna Vekic and into the last eight of the French Open.

The British number one, who had a very tough year in 2018, was close to her absolute best as she dominated against the Croatian, eventually winning 6-2, 6-4.

Things will get considerably tougher for Konta from here on in, though, with Sloane Stephens or Garbine Muguruza awaiting in the quarter-finals.

Czech teen Marketa Vondrousova, meanwhile, continued to impress by absolutely humiliating Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova on Sunday.

The 19-year-old was in irrepressible form, commanding the match throughout before sealing a 6-2 6-0 win to move into her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final.

There she will face 31st-seed Petra Martic, who beat Kaia Kanepi.

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