Jo Konta beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach last eight in Rio

• British No1 beats No8 seed 3-6, 7-5, 7-5
• Konta will next face either Angelique Kerber or Sam Stosur in next round

With the sun setting and the air cooling ever so slightly, Jo Konta beat Svetlana Kuznetsova, the eighth seed, 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 in a struggle of constantly ebbing fortunes to reach the Olympic quarter-finals.

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