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Jo Konta through to Brisbane quarters after win over Ajla Tomljanovic

Jo Konta qualified for the quarterfinals of the Brisbane International with a 4-6 6-1 6-4 victory over Ajla Tomljanovic


Jo Konta qualified for the quarterfinals of the Brisbane International with a 4-6 6-1 6-4 victory over Ajla Tomljanovic

Konta lost the first set 6-4 as it appeared there might be a shock on the cards.

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However, she made a confident comeback in the second set, going up 5-0 before her Croatian opponent had to leave for treatment on an injury, and took the set 6-1.

The British number one then raced into an early lead in the final set.

However Tomljanovic battled back to take the game to 4-4 but Konta held out to seal the third set 6-4.

"There wasn't a lot in it so I'm glad I stayed tough to come through that," the British player said after the match.

"It boosts the match fitness, every match is a battle."

Konta will now face the winner of the match between Ana Konjuh and Elina Svitolina in the quarter-finals.

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