Nottingham Open: Johanna Konta beats Magdalena Rybarikova to reach final

Johanna Konta will face either Donna Vekic or Lucie Safarova on Sunday

Johanna Konta reached the final of the Nottingham Open for the first time with a tidy victory over Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova.

The British number one registered a 6-2 7-5 win over the world number 117 to reach her first grass final.

Konta broke her opponent early as she powered through the first set before upping the tempo at the end of the second to secure victory.

She will face either Croat Donna Vekic or Czech Lucie Safarova on Sunday.

More to follow.