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11 July 2017, 12:51 | Melanie Burgess
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The seventh seed had to battle hard and show true resolve on Centre Court to overcome Caroline Garcia of France 7-5 4-6 6-4.
Konta described it as "pretty special" to match Durie's feat but she will justifiably now have another long-standing record in her sights, that of Virginia Wade - the last British woman to win Wimbledon in 1977.
While both Konta and Halep were keen to put the incident behind them, the issue came to light again during their post-match press conferences on Monday.
The former number 1, bidding to clinch her 29th top 5 win, the first since 2016 Miami, barely avoided the bagel before saving a match point and breaking to 2-5 with a clean volley, her 20th victor of the match.
"I don't want to comment about that match but I'm sorry if she felt bad", said Halep, who is unlikely to find the genteel Wimbledon crowd similar to the braying mob they last played in front of.
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Konta was forced to a tiebreak and the crowd cheered with a massive applause the forehand victor that brought her 4-1 ahead and accompanied with even more enthusiasm the set-clinching 108 miles per hour ace.
She will now face the victor of the match between Victoria Azarenka and Simona Halep in the quarter-finals. But her 32 unforced errors to Halep's 11 were too much of a burden.
Konta, serving for the set, saved two break points and then squandered a set point of her own, but her frustration grew moments later when Garcia clinched the game with a successful challenge. The Romanian tennis star is seeking her first ever major tournament title.
Garcia had beaten Konta, also in three sets, at Indian Wells in March but she is yet to beat a top-10 player at a grand slam and this time it was Konta's serve, and nerve, that came up trumps. A British player at Wimbledon, that's never easy.
Her solidness from the baseline, her sturdy game revealed all the mental improvements she experienced in the last couple of season thanks to her mental coach Juan Coto, died last November. She is performing well in the clutch, but her timing is still in the process of coming back. "But right now I'm in the quarterfinal stage". I'm playing against an incredibly tough opponent and that's all I've got my mind on.
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