Johanna Konta’s Brisbane International campaign ended in Around two Later defeat to Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic.

The entire world number 3-7, who beat former US Open winner Sloane Stephens from the first around , lost 6-2 7-6 (7-2).

Tomljanovic lost to Konta at a season’s event but that this time around led 4-0 in the second set before the British number one fought back.

Konta broke to lead 6-5 but her opponent broke straight back once again to induce the tie break, which she drifted through.

Formerly, British number-four Harriet Dart lost 6-2 6-0 into Latvian world number 1-1 Anastasija Sevastova.

Meanwhile, at the Shenzhen Open in China, Maria Sharapova consoled her opponent Wang Xinyu afterwards she was forced to retire throughout their game.

Maria Sharapova consoles Wang Xinyu

Wang, the youngest player in the championship at 17 yrs old, directed 67 (4 7 ) 52 when she was forced to pull out and she sat on her chair receiving medical care with a bandage on her left forearm.

Five-time Grand Slam winner along with fifth seed Sharapova went to comfort the wild card, chatting at period and saying”you played with incredible”.