Indian Wells: Johanna Konta loses but Novak Djokovic reaches last 16

Djokovic is the world number one
World number one Novak Djokovic is chasing a third straight BNP Paribas Open crown

British number one Johanna Konta is out of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells following a 7-6 (7-2) 3-6 6-3 defeat by world number 19 Karolina Pliskova.

Victory over her Czech opponent would have put Konta in with a chance of breaking into the top 20 of the world rankings for the first time.

Novak Djokovic reached the last 16 of the men's singles with a 7-5 7-5 win over German Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Rafael Nadal beat fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-0 7-6 (11-9).

Two-time champion Serena Williams defeated Kateryna Bondarenko 6-2 6-2 to earn a quarter-final with Simona Halep.

In the San Antonio Open, British number three Naomi Broady was beaten 6-2 6-3 by Germany's Anna-Lena Friedsam.

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