Thursday, 8th June 2023

Johanna Konta

2 Dec 2021
Great Britain’s Johanna Konta has retired from tennis at the ‘young’ age of 30, saying she has lost the energy to compete at the highest level.
25 Sep 2020
Johanna Konta returns to the French Open a year on from her surge to the semi-finals and will begin her quest for a first Grand Slam title against talented American teenager Coco Gauff, reports
9 Jul 2019
Johanna Konta did not take kindly to her 34 unforced errors being raised as a topic of discussion after her disappointing 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 defeat to Barbora Strycova in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Tuesday. The 28-year-old three-time Grand Slam semi-finalist took to task a journalist who wondered whether she felt she could have dealt better…
19 May 2019
Czech fourth seed Karolina Pliskova swept past Britain's Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 to win the WTA Italian Open on Sunday.
17 May 2019
Defending champion Rafael Nadal swept into the last four of the Italian Open on Friday as Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka both pulled out injured just a week before the start of the French Open. Eight-time champion Nadal came through 6-4, 6-0 against fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco to set up a rematch with Greek rising…
7 May 2019
Novak Djokovic needed just 65 minutes to make a winning start at the Madrid Open on Tuesday, while Naomi Osaka channelled her inner "zombie mode" to earn a place in the third round. Top seed and world number one Djokovic hammered American Taylor Fritz 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the last 16 following a premature…
17 Oct 2018
Johanna Konta made an excellent first impression for prospective coach Dimitri Zavialoff by defeating Elise Mertens in the opening round of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. The British number one split from Michael Joyce last week after a disappointing first season together and is working with Frenchman Zavialoff, long-time coach of Stan Wawrinka, on a…
1 Aug 2018
The 52-minute match between Serena Williams and Johanna Konta ended leaving Williams disappointed. Making this the most lopsided defeat of  Williams's career, Williams' disappointing night ended in less than an hour as she lost her opening match of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic on Tuesday night to Johanna Konta, 6-1, 6-0. She had never won only…
12 Jul 2017
Johanna Konta has history in her sights as the world number seven bids to become the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon final for 40 years when she faces her childhood idol Venus Williams on Thursday.
29 Apr 2017
Sharapova called a “cheat” by Eugenie Bouchard, beat Ekaterina Makarova 7-5 6-1 at the Stuttgart Open, for which she received a wildcard entry.
1 Apr 2017
Konta, who had never won an elite WTA premier mandatory event, will move to number seven in the world rankings with the victory.
25 Jan 2017
Johanna Konta said playing Serena Williams was a highlight of her life and she learned a lot from being on the other side of the net to the tennis great.


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