Johanna Konta's Asian run continues
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Briton Johanna Konta's impressive form in Asia continued as she cruised into the third round of the Yinzhou Bank International Women's Open.
The Sydney-born British No 3 reached the quarter-finals of the Guangzhou Open last week, beating former world No 14 Shuai Peng along the way. And she was too strong for Poland's Katarzyna Piter, winning 6-1, 6-1 in just 65 minutes. Next up for the 22-year-old is a match with Sweden's Johanna Larsson, who beat third seed Lourdes Dominguez Lino.
Meanwhile, an ITF anti-doping tribunal has found that Marin Cilic hid behind the excuse of a knee injury to withdraw from this year's Wimbledon to avoid negative publicity after failing a doping test.
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