WTA Elite Trophy: Johanna Konta off to winning start; Petra Kvitova beats Roberta Vinci

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Zhuhai: Top-seeded Johanna Konta non-stop her Elite Trophy debate by violence 2011 US Open champion Sam Stosur 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday.

Konta pennyless Stosur’s offer 4 times and forsaken one use game.

“Against a actor like Sam, who plays such a large round and has such a large game, we unequivocally had to do my best to stay there for each singular indicate and take my chances whenever they came,” pronounced Konta, who was personification her initial compare given withdrawing from a Hong Kong Open final month with an abdominal strain.

File print of Johanna Konta. APFile print of Johanna Konta. AP

File print of Johanna Konta. AP

The contest in Zhuhai facilities a heading players on a women’s debate who didn’t validate for a WTA Finals in Singapore final week.

Carla Suarez Navarro withdrew since of a right wrist damage and was transposed by Timea Babos, who mislaid 6-4, 6-2 to Timea Bacsinszky in a initial compare on Day 2. Bacsinszky rebounded from an opening detriment to Chinese wild-card entrance Zhang Shuai.

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova kick Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-2 in a night match.