World number 70 Vekic shocks Konta to win Nottingham Open

Donna Vekic

Croatia’s Donna Vekic shocked British number one Johanna Konta to win the Nottingham Open final.

The world number 70 came recovered from a disappointing first set to win 2-6 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 in temperatures of 30C.

Konta, 26, looked on course for her first grass title on home soil, but struggled with Vekic’s baseline hitting to lose the second set tie-break.

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