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Konta beats world number one Kerber despite nasty fall – report & video

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Eastbourne 2017
Venue: Devonshire Park, Eastbourne Date: 26 June-1 July
Coverage: Live across BBC Two, Red Button, Connected TVs and online.

Johanna Konta showed her Wimbledon credentials with a dramatic win over world number one Angelique Kerber after recovering from a heavy fall on match point in the Eastbourne quarter-final.

The British number one, 26, won 6-3 6-4 against Germany’s Kerber to reach the Aegon International semi-finals.

Konta took her fourth match point after a stoppage of almost 10 minutes as she needed treatment following the fall.

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