The American Venus Williams (WTA 8) Monday the British titelverdedigster Johanna Konta (WTA 14) is turned off in the fourth round (eighth-finals) of the WTA tournament of Miami (hard/8.648.508 dollar).
Eighth seed Williams (37) defeated the eleven years younger Konta, the eleventh seed, in three sets with a 5-7, 6-1 and 6-2.
Venus Williams won the WTA-tournament in Miami twenty years ago for the first time. In total, she stuck three times in the tournament in the bag. In the quarter-finals to meet Williams, her compatriot Danielle Collins (WTA 93), who, with 3-6, 6-4 and 6-2 and took out Monica Puig (WTA 82) from Puerto Rico.
In the third round, switched Konta Elise Mertens (WTA 21). A round earlier it was the British too strong for Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 71).