Johanna Konta knocked out by Jelena Ostapenko in Rome

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Johanna Konta has lost to Jelena Ostapenko in the third round of the Italian Open in Rome.

The British number one took the lead but Ostapenko came back to triumph 2-6 6-3 6-4.

Konta romped to a 5-1 lead before taking the opening set, but Ostapenko held serve throughout the second to level.

The Latvian broke in the opening game of the decider and saved a break point at 4-3 on the way to victory.

Ostapenko will meet Daria Gavrilova or Maria Sharapova in the quarter-final.

Cover Photo: IMG_3070 by Marianne Bevis used under license by CC BY-ND 2.0.

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