Johanna Konta beats 21-year-old Donna Vekic to Thrid Round in Wimbledon
Johanna Konta has reached the Wimbledon third round for the first time in her career as she has registered a win over Donna Vekik on Wednesday. Vekik couldn't control her tears after losing the match in the deciding set with 7-6, 4-6, 10-8 altogether.
Johanna Konta and Donna Vekik hugging after the match at Nottingham
Vekik's boyfriend Stan Wawrinka, the men's World No. 3 also watched the match where she became inconsolable after losing the competition in the 17th game of the deciding set.
Konta has beaten Vekik in a titanic three hours and ten minutes center court battle on reaching the third round. She will now face Maria Sakkari of Greece in the last 16.
Meanwhile, another British player Heather Watson has also made her place in the last 16, makes these two the first two British women reached the third round at Wimbledon after 1986.
Johanna Konta and Heather Watson during the Australian Open
Konta, who lost to the 21-year-old Croatian Bekik in the Nottingham grass court final last month, has made to the third round of Wimbledon this time and possibly seeking for the quarters right now.