In the first round of the Shenzhen Open, the British number one Johanna Konta, who was playing her first match of the new season against Turkey’s Cagla Buyukakcay, Won the match, while beating Buyukakcay 6-2 6-0.
The 25 year old Konta, in her 56-minute triumph, conceded nine points on her first serve.
In the second round, she will be seen playing American Vania King.
Since Jo Durie in 1983, the world number 10, Konta, was the first British woman to start the season in the top 10 of the rankings
She said :
“I’m really enjoying my time in Shenzhen.”