Don't patronise me, says prickly Konta after Wimbledon loss
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…
Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open
Czech fourth seed Karolina Pliskova swept past Britain's Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 to win the WTA Italian Open on Sunday.
Nadal sweeps into Italian Open semis as Federer, Osaka pull out injured
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…
Djokovic destroys Fritz in Madrid as Osaka fights on
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…
Konta beats Elise Mertens in first round of Kremlin Cup
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…
Serena Williams Loses In The Most One-Sided Defeat Of Her Career (Video)
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…
Venus stands in way of Konta's history bid
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.
Sharapova wins again in Stuttgart but Konta is out
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.
Konta calls Serena thrashing 'best experience'
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.
Generation game as Serena sets up 1990s re-run
Serena Williams brushed aside Britain's Johanna Konta to set up an Australian Open semi-final with an emotional Mirjana Lucic-Baroni on Wednesday -- 19 years after they last met as fellow teenage prodigies.