British number one Johanna Konta recovered from a slow start to reach the quarter-finals of the Shenzhen Open in China.

The world number 10 lost the first set to American Vania King, ranked 77th and trailed 3-1 in the second.

But she regained her composure to beat her opponent 1-6 6-3 6-2.

Konta, who is the third seed at the event, will face either Kristyna Pliskova or qualifier Kai-Chen Chang in the last eight.

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