Johanna Konta through in Rome after beating Su-Wei Hsieh

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Johanna Konta has progressed to the third round of the Italian Open after a straight-sets win over world number 50 Su-Wei Hsieh.

The British number one strolled to a 6-0 win in the first set, conceding just six points in the process.

Hsieh improved in the second set and the pair exchanged breaks on the way to 2-2.

Konta took the next three games though, and had two match points saved in the ninth game.

The world number 22 served the match out to take the second set 6-4.

Konta will play world number six Jelena Ostapenko in the last-16.

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

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