British number four Tara Moore was beaten in the Nottingham Open quarter-finals, losing 6-2 6-4 to Saisai Zheng of China.
Hong Kong-born Moore, 23, was the last British player in the event, having overcome world number 67 Christina McHale 6-2 6-2 to reach the last eight.
But the world number 280 could not take any of four break point chances against Johanna Konta’s conqueror Zheng.
She also served five double faults as 22-year-old Zheng won in 83 minutes.
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