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Eastbourne's Konta into Australian Open quarter finals

Johanna Konta was in fine form at the Australian Open Credit: Reuters

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.