Cincinnati Tennis 2019 : British number one Johanna Konta 28, was beaten 6-3 3-6 7-5 by Swedish qualifier Rebecca Petersen. In the Cincinnati 2019 tournament British top number one Johanna Konta has lost in both tournaments she has played since reaching the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
Before that, Johanna Konta lost to Ukrainian youngster Dayana Yastremska in the first round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto.
The 7-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams, age of 39, quit with four match losing streak by beating American Lauren Davis 7-5 6-2. Five time Grand slam champion and former world number one player Maria Sharapova, age of 32, got succeeded on her fourth match point to set up the meeting with top seed Barty.
Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska beaten former world number one Caroline Wozniacki at 6-4 6-4 in the final action of the day.