Konta loses Monterrey quarter-final

Johanna Konta in action at the Monterrey Open

Konta broke into the world’s top 50 players in 2015

British number one Johanna Konta was beaten by Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens in the quarter-finals of the Monterrey Open in Mexico.

Konta, ranked 27 in the world, was a set and a break down but broke back to level the second set at 5-5 before winning it in the tie-break.

However, she won only one more game as world number 73 Flipkens reached the last four 6-3 6-7 (2-7) 6-1.

Britain’s Heather Watson faces Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the last eight.

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