Eastbourne’s Johanna Konta beat Sofia Kenin to advance to the Silicon Valley Classic quarter-finals.
The tennis player Johanna Konta has given an interview about a major tennis tournament in Eastbourne this week.
Sussex tennis star Johanna Konta is the bookies' favourite to lift the Wimbledon trophy this year
After winning the Miami Open, tennis star Johanna Konta, has her sights set on becoming the world number one.
Victory earned Konta the biggest prize of her career, almost £950,000.
And the 25-year-old whose family home is in East Sussex, is also supporting investment in the sport in Eastbourne.
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British No.1 Johanna Konta has secured a place in the Australian Open quarter-finals after beating Ekaterina Makarova in three sets (4-6 6-4 8-6).
Konta who's from Eastbourne becomes the first British woman to make it to the last eight of a Grand Slam since 1984.