Johanna Konta Win Maiden Miami Open Title

Australian Tennis player Johanna Konta beats Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the Miami Open on Saturday - the biggest title won by a British woman in 40 years.

The 25 years old Tennis player, who had never won an elite WTA premier mandatory event, will move to number seven in the world rankings with the win.

Konta, who beat Venus Williams in the semis, began superbly, breaking to love in the opening round before Wozniacki swiftly broke back to level at 2-2.

“Going into any match but especially against someone like Caroline who is such an athlete and can really stay out there as long as she needs, I think it was important for me to assert myself right away in the manner that I wanted to play ... to give myself the best chance of executing what I wanted tactically,” Konta said.

“Until the end there wasn’t too much in it. I tried to not wish time away and to really stay out there as long as possible and really enjoy competing. I think even when it was finished I was expecting more points to come,” she said.

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