British number one Johanna Konta qualifies for Kremlin Cup semi-final

British number one Johanna Konta has reached her second WTA semi-final of the year by beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

Both players had chances in a tight decider before Konta prevailed 6-2 2-6 7-6 against the world number 31.

The victory takes Konta, who has dropped to 44th in the world rankings, into her first semi-final since June.

She will play Russian sixth seed Daria Kasatkina in the last four.



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