St Petersburg Ladies Trophy: Johanna Konta loses in last 16
Number one Johanna Konta suffered her fourth straight singles conquer because she was knocked out of their St Petersburg Ladies Trophy.
Konta had a bye into the last 16 of those singles awakened her return with a triumph on Monday from a knee injury and, being the fourth seed.
The world number 14 faced Oceane Dodin of France in just her third singles match since the US Open of September.
However, Dodin, ranked 145 places below Konta, won 6-3 6-4 in Russia.
The seven games went with serve before Dodin took charge.
Not only did this operate make Dodin the set but also the number , additionally, it enabled her to take the crucial break.
Caroline and konta Garcia, the French number 2, will face Sweden’s Cornelia Lister and Renata Voracova of the Czech Republic in the doubles quarter-finals.
She opted to sit Great Britain’s Fed Cup defeat at the weekend to shield her body.
But captain Anne Keothavong said she will try to convince Konta to make herself accessible to the play-off against Mexico on 17-18 April.