Tennis: Another Scalp For Siniakova In Shenzhen

Tennis: Another scalp for Siniakova in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China, Jan 6, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Jan, 2017 ) - Unseeded Czech tennis player Katerina Siniakova defeated Britain's world number 10 Johanna Konta on Friday to secure a place in the WTA Shenzhen Open final.

Siniakova eliminated second seed Simona Halep earlier in the $750,000 tournament but another upset looked unlikely when Konta raced into a 5-0 first set lead and took it minutes later.

But the world number 52 recovered to level the match.

Third seed Konta again took the lead in the decider, but Siniakova won the last four games to triumph 1-6, 6-4, 6-4. "I think she definitely started slower in the match, and me, quite well," Konta said. "But all credit to her, she really raised her level in the next two sets.