Johanna Konta sets up Caroline Wozniacki meeting at Eastbourne

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Johanna Konta applauds

Johanna Konta will face Caroline Wozniacki in the last 16 at the Nature Valley Classic after the British No 1 eased past Aleksandra Krunic.

The 13th seeded Konta secured a comfortable 6-3, 6-1 win over the Serbian in one hour and 15 minutes and top seed Wozniacki awaits her in the next round.

Third seed Petra Kvitova is also safely through after she claimed a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Kateryna Bondarenko from Ukraine while third seed Angelique Kerber was a 6-3, 6-3 winner over Dominika Cibulkova.

Other seeds to advance were former French Open champion and fifth seed Jelena Ostapenko, seventh-seeded Daria Kasatkina, eighth seed Ashleigh Barty, ninth-ranked Elise Mertens, 11th seed Anastasija Sevastova and the 14th ranked Barbora Strycova.

However, a couple of seeds did crash out with the sixth-ranked Julia Goerges suffering a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 loss against Aryna Sabalenka and Carla Suarez Navarro, seeded 16th, going down 6-2, 6-4 to Danielle Collins.

The 10th ranked Magdalena Rybarikova retired hurt while trailling Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1 while 15th seed Daria Gavrilova from Australian was beaten 5-7, 7-6, (7-6), 6-0 by Agniezka Radwanska.

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