Johanna Konta

British No.1 Johanna Konta backs idea of ATP, WTA merger

The ATP and WTA had further extended the suspension of all the professional tennis events until the end of July in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 

May 21, 2020, 15:50 PM IST

Johanna Konta, Maria Sharapova fall at Rogers Cup in Toronto

In other matches, 76th-ranked American Jennifer Brady defeated 50th-ranked Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-1 6-2.

Aug 06, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Teenager Marketa Vondrousova beats Johanna Konta to reach French Open final

Unseeded Czech Marketa Vondrousova became the first teenager to reach a Grand Slam final for 10 years as she beat Johanna Konta 7-5 7-6(2) at the French Open on Friday.

Jun 07, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Indian Wells: Victoria Azarenka sets up second-round clash against Serena Williams

After falling behind 2-0 at the start, Azarenka reeled off six straight games and ultimately made quick work of Vera Lapko on a windy day in the California desert. 

Mar 07, 2019, 17:14 PM IST

Johanna Konta crashes out in Silicon Valley Classic, Victoria Azarenka retires hurt

Serena slayer Johanna Konta was sent packing from the Silicon Valley Classic on Friday when she suffered a 7-6(4) 6-3 quarter-final loss to fourth seed Elise Mertens.

Aug 04, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

Britain’s Johanna Konta cruises past Sofia Kenin at Silicon Valley Classic

A day after handing Serena Williams the worst loss of her career, Britain’s Johanna Konta continued her dominance over American competition with a 6-1 6-4 dismantling of Sofia Kenin at the Silicon Valley Classic on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

Serena Williams suffers career's worst loss to Britain’s Johanna Konta

As poorly as Williams played, the 27-year-old Konta was sharp, firing six aces and smacking 17 winners to Williams’ nine while controlling the tempo of the match.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:49 AM IST

Kyle Edmund cuts short Andy Murray comeback, Caroline Wozniacki wins

Andy Murray, playing only his third match back as he tries to prove his fitness for Wimbledon, made things awkward and fought tenaciously but had no answer to Kyle Edmund’s ferocious forehand.

Jun 28, 2018, 10:58 AM IST

Johanna Konta gains revenge on Donna Vekic to reach Nottingham final

British number one Johanna Konta beat Donna Vekic to reach the final of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham as she beat the Croatian in straight sets 6-2 6-3.

Jun 17, 2018, 11:13 AM IST

Qatar Open: Johanna Konta defeats qualifier Bernarda Pera to avenge Melbourne shock

Johanna Konta powered past qualifier Bernarda Pera 7-6(5), 6-1 in the first round of the Qatar Open on Tuesday to avenge her shock defeat by the American in the Australian Open last month.

Feb 13, 2018, 23:55 PM IST

Australian Open: Lucky loser Bernarda Pera sends ninth seed Johanna Konta out

A lacklustre serving display from the British number one allowed left-hander Pera ample opportunity to showcase her powerful returns off both sides and the 23-year-old American duly delivered.

Jan 18, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

Defending champion Johanna Konta, Venus Williams make first-round exit at Sydney International

Defending champion Johanna Konta suffered a reversal of last year’s final when she was bundled out in the first round of the Sydney International by Agnieszka Radwanska on Tuesday.

Jan 09, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

Johanna Konta fails to finish her Brisbane International QF due to injury

Konta called for treatment to her right hip at the beginning of the third set but decided she could not continue and handed Svitolina the match 1-6, 7-6 (8/6), 3-2.

Jan 04, 2018, 14:07 PM IST

Wimbledon 2017, Day 10: Ageless Venus Williams sets up final date with unpredictable Garbine Muguruza

Venus, 37, took one hour and 16 minutes to wrap up the match in front of a capacity Centre Court crowd. It was her 87th win at the All England Club, a record for any active female player.

Jul 13, 2017, 21:33 PM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Ageless Venus to face Britain's Konta in semis

Venus added another chapter of achievement to her professional history as she became the oldest Wimbledon semi-finalist for 23 years after sweeping aside French Open winner Ostapenko on Tuesday.

Jul 13, 2017, 13:54 PM IST

Venus Williams prepares to face big-serving Johanna Konta in Wimbledon women's singles semi-final

The 37-year-old spent 45 minutes on the dusty Aorangi Park practise courts on Wednesday, hitting back serves delivered at high velocity by a male hitting partner.

Jul 13, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

Sports schedule for today: July 11, 2017

The 2017 Wimbledon Championship has rolled into the quarter-final round in the women's singles category with Venus Williams, Jelena Ostapenko, Johanna Konta, Simona Halep all lined up to make their way into the semis.

Jul 11, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic muscles in on women's quarter-final day

The Serbian second seed`s match against France`s Adrian Mannarino was delayed because of the epic five-setter between Gilles Muller and Rafa Nadal.

Jul 11, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

Wimbledon 2017, Day 3: Victoria Azarenka victorious as Kei Nishikori, Johanna Konta sweat

Former world number one Azarenka, playing her first Grand Slam tournament since giving birth to first child Leo in December, knocked out Russian 15th seed Elena Vesnina.

Jul 05, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal take Centre Court in round 2 at All England Club

Wimbledon order of play on the show courts at the All England Club on Wednesday, the third day of the 2017 championships (x denotes seeding):

Jul 05, 2017, 08:54 AM IST