Jo Konta beat world No 1 Angelique Kerber to reach the semi-finals at Eastbourne. Follow the road to Wimbledon LIVE on Eurosport Player. The British No 1 looked in complete control from the outset.
Jo Konta crashed out of Wimbledon in the second round after going down 3-6 4-6 to Dominika Cibulkova. Despite holding serve at the end of the second set after saving four match points, the British.Britain’s Johanna Konta powers into French Open last eight Johanna Konta defeated Donna Vekic 6-2, 6-4 to set up a last-eight tie with either last year’s runner-up Sloane Stephens or 2016.Konta is the first British woman since Jo Durie in 1983 to reach the quarter-finals at Flushing Meadows. Shock of the Day Djokovic’s defeat was a surprise, but he has been carrying an injury.
Johanna Konta was born in Australia to Hungarian parents and represented Australia until she was TWENTY ONE years old ! I don’t even know why she’s ever represented Britain to be honest. To put that in perspective one of Britain’s greatest female tennis Annabel Croft retired at 21.
Joanna Mary Durie (born 27 July 1960) is a former world No. 5 tennis player from the United Kingdom. During her career, she also reached No. 9 in doubles, and won two Grand Slam titles, both in the mixed doubles with Jeremy Bates. Durie was the last British woman to reach the semifinal of a Grand Slam tournament until Johanna Konta reached the semifinal of the 2016 Australian Open.
The No. 1 British female Tennis Player for years, Konta has no one to pass the torch to. Currently, there are only two players inside the top 100 WTA and Jo Konta is one of them. Heather Watson.
Jo Konta has criticised the tendency for tennis to be pigeon-holed as a summer sport Konta's 19-year-old team-mate Katie Swan is struggling to acclimatise to the wintry weather after the heat of.
Johanna Konta down and out in Melbourne after defeat to Bernarda Pera. This article is more than 2 years old. American world No123 shocks ninth seed 6-4, 7-5; Off-key Konta struggles with windy.
Reborn Johanna Konta matches Jo Durie by reaching last eight at French Open. Stuart Fraser, Paris. Sunday June 02 2019, 6.00pm, The Sunday Times. Konta is the first British female to reach the.
Briton Jo Konta defeated Antonia Lottner 6-4 6-4 in the first round of hte French Open. Watch. All Sports. Popular Sports. Football Cycling Tennis Olympics Snooker Motorsports Winter Sports. All.
Jo Konta will head to Wimbledon with only five grass-court matches under her belt after a straight-sets loss to Ons Jabeur in her home tournament of Eastbourne.
Konta became the first home player to reach the women's last four since Wade reached that stage again in 1978, also going a stage further than world number one Andy Murray in this year's men's draw.
Britain's Johanna Konta is targeting the world number one ranking after claiming the biggest title of her career at the Miami Open. The 25-year-old British number one beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 6.
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Konta is the first British woman since Jo Durie in 1984 to achieve the feat. It is also the first time in ATP and WTA rankings history that Great Britain has had both a man and a woman in the world’s top 10 at the same time, with Andy Murray World No.2 and now Jo World No.9.
Heather Miriam Watson (born 19 May 1992) is a Guernsey-born British professional tennis player. The former British No. 1 won the mixed-doubles title at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships with Henri Kontinen. In October 2012, Watson won her first WTA singles title at the Japan Open, becoming the first British woman to win a WTA singles title since Sara Gomer in 1988.
It's been a spectacular rise to stardom for Johanna Konta, who is on the verge of making more Grand Slam history as she aims to become the first British winner at Roland Garros since Sue Barker 43.