Johanna Konta gives no quarter as she marches on to Halep showdown

• Konta reaches last eight by beating Caroline Garcia 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4
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Johanna Konta released her racket high in the air and slumped to her knees after becoming the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for 33 years.

This was the most animated celebration we have seen from her on the lawns of SW19 and it came after a fierce battle against the Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia, the biggest test of her campaign so far handled with aplomb.

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