The current boom in women's golf in the country has been a long time coming.
Roger Federer put on a classic display with a crushing 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) defeat of Milos Raonic on Wednesday, as the Swiss icon's goal of an eighth Wimbledon title moves closer.
The two cities first have to decide between themselves who hosts which Games -- and they both want 2024.
Dramatic three-sit win makes Konta the first British woman to reach the stage in the tournament since 1978.
The two, playing in different doubles teams, are the last Taiwanese players left in the tournament.
Nadal, a two-time champ, came back from two sets down but couldn't prevail in an epic struggle that took almost five hours.
The three-time F1 champ had to settle for fourth in Austria, a result seen as damage limitation after a five-place grid penalty.
Valtteri Bottas in a Mercedes wins the Austrian Grand Prix in a thrilling finish ahead of Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari.
Tennis star Venus Williams lawfully entered an intersection before a fatal crash last month which resulted in her being sued, police in Florida say.
Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes sets the pace in both practice sessions Friday for Sunday's Formula One Austrian Grand Prix.