Tennis star Johanna Konta has made history becoming the first British woman to win the Miami Open.
Konta secured a 6-4 6-3 victory over Caroline Wozniacki – which will see the 25-year-old climb to a career-high seventh in world rankings – and the result has left Britain bursting with pride.
Jo Konta has won the Miami Open! First British woman ever …. CONGRATULATIONS Jo, you are an absolute star! So proud🥇🏆👏🏻😄🤗
— 📚Just me by the sea (@creoscribe) April 1, 2017
Jo Konta wins the Miami Open! Historic win as she is the first British Woman to win the Title!! 🍾🏆Congratulations @JoKonta91 😄👏🏻💪🏼
— Karen Atkinson 10 (@KarenAtkinson10) April 1, 2017
Konta’s win came after a she lofted a lob off the baseline on a championship point, before waiting for instant replay to confirm the call.
“My whole team is over there, thank you so much,” she said, after the match, pointing into the crowd. “We’re having a great time working hard and I’m looking forward to continuing to do so”.
SHE'S DONE IT! Jo Konta is Miami champion!! So proud of her ❤️🇬🇧 #MiamiOpen
— David Smith (@DVDSmith) April 1, 2017
£940,000 richer! Up to 7th in the world! Biggest win of her career! First GB women's Miami champion! Take a bow, Jo Konta. Not bad!
— Alan Shaw (@Alan24Shaw24) April 1, 2017