It's the first time a British woman has made the quarter-finals since Jo Durie in 1984 but Konta has proved a pro when it comes to keeping a lid on emotions and dialling down expectations.
Konta kept her error count down to just five in the first set and dominated the tie-break, after failing to serve out at 5-4.
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The US claimed third place with a comprehensive 96-72 success over Spain, while Germany finished fifth by beating Lithuania 80-74. The North American outfit then extended their advantage in the second stanza to ensure they reached half-time 51-36 in front.
Next up is Romania's Simona Halep, the number two seed, who needs just one more win here to secure world number one status. When Garcia had another set point, she appeared to hit it long, the ball was called out but then called in on review, to Konta's vast frustration.
Konta got off to a flying start by breaking in the very first game. She won in both 2012 and 2013.
"I'm stronger, also mentally and my game". She recites her intentions for the match and if something is missing I tell her she has forgotten it, especially if it's something important.
"It's very exciting", Konta said in her postmatch press conference. I know that it's going to be a very hard match, like everyone.
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. Then Garcia broke again, racing into a 5-1 lead.
The Frenchwoman Andy Murray predicted as a potential number 1 in 2011, after missing four chances broke to 2-1 as Konta overhit a forehand before slamming a return into the net. She is performing well in the clutch, but her timing is still in the process of coming back. Konta's strategy is clear, she's meant to hit the ball early and maintain the depth dictating the points and moving her opponent. Only Caroline Wozniacki can prevent that from happening in her quarter of the draw, which is part of the top half.
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