Johanna Konta

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Serena Williams after defeating Elina Svitolina in the US Open semi-final. Photograph: AP

A spectacular sunset settled over Manhattan as Serena Williams, reluctant to embrace the evening of her own glowing career, blazed again to reach the (...)

Serena Williams is into the semi-finals of the US Open. Photograph: Elsa/Getty

Fast and furious Serena Williams dropped just one game as she blew away China’s Wang Qiang 6-1 6-0. Wang, seeded 18th, did not manage to hit a single(...)

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina  celebrates after winning her quarter-final match against Britain’s Johanna Konta at the US Open. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Elina Svitolina continued her dominant run against Johanna Konta with a 6-4 6-4 win on Tuesday to reach the US Open semi-finals for the first time. (...)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia leaves the court as he concedes the match to Stan Wawrinka. Photograph: Getty Images

Novak Djokovic was cruelly booed off the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium after a sore left shoulder forced his stunning retirement from Sunday night’s fo(...)

 The presence of former England captain Andrew Strauss and Aussie great Shane Warne lit the touch paper for Sky Sports coverage of the Cricket World Cup. Photograph: Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters

The financial might of satellite broadcasters transcends all other considerations for the majority of sports. The superior viewing figures that terres(...)

 Serena Williams celebrates winning a point against Czech Republic’s Barbora Strycova during their women’s singles semi-final match. Photograph: Getty Images

A match away from title number eight and if Serena Williams showed a hint of slowing down it wasn’t on show as she broke into a canter against unseede(...)

Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic celebrates winning her semi-final match against Britain’s Johanna Konta at the French Open in Paris. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

No rain, no flowers, no regrets – that was the story of Johanna Konta’s exit from the French Open on Saturday, one step from the final and a slice of (...)

Britain’s  Johanna Konta  reacts after winning against Donna Vekic of Croatia in their last 16 match at the French Open t at Roland Garros. Photograph: Caroline Blumberg/EPA

Johanna Konta proved that she had found her comfort zone on Roland Garros’ red clay as she surged to a 6-2 6-4 win over Donna Vekic to become the firs(...)

A spectator sleeps at Margaret Court Arena as s Garbine Muguruza and  Johanna Konta played their  second round match until after 3am at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne. Photograph: Mark Baker/AP

Johanna Konta became the last of eight British players to leave the 2019 Australian Open, and in the most bizarre circumstances, sharing the record f(...)

 Andy Murray celebrates with his mother Judy after winning in Wimbledon in 2013. Photograph: PA

It is a poignant oddity that Andy Murray’s tennis career is ending as it began: in pain, struggle and confusion. When the thin, hairy teenager from Du(...)

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