Johanna Konta

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Maria Sharapova  congratulates Anastasija Sevastova after she was knocked out of the US Open by the 16th seed. Photograph: John G. Mabanglo/EPA

For four matches in a row at this US Open a player ranked 146 in the world has appeared exclusively on the main court, Arthur Ashe, while lamely prote(...)

Former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019. Photograph: PA

Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase has been banned from acting in an official capacity at all International Tennis Federation (ITF) team competitio(...)

Johanna Konta: “I’m a British citizen, and I’m incredibly proud to represent Great Britain.” Photograph: PA Photo

BBC presenter John Humphrys has been criticised for questioning whether or not tennis player Johanna Konta – a Team GB Olympic athlete and UK citizen (...)

Venus Williams celebrates after beating Johanna Konta in their women’s singles semi-final at Wimbledon. Photo: Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

A couple of break points in the first set seemed precious little for Britain’s Johanna Konta to cling to for comfort in her first Wimbledon semifinal.(...)

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates match point and victory after his men’s singles quarterfinal match against Milos Raonic on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Photo: Michael Steele/Getty Images

In March Novak Djokovic pulled out of the Miami Open, citing an elbow problem. That arrived after an uncannily similar announcement from Andy Murray 2(...)

 Venus Williams returns against Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko during their women’s singles quarter-final. Photograph: Getty Images

At about 1.10pm on June 9th, Venus Williams drove her 2010 Toyota Sequoia SUV at 5mph into an intersection, when a Hyundai Accent, driven by 68-year-o(...)

Sam Querrey celebrates after winning against Andy Murray on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

The end when it came for Andy Murray was drawn-out, painful and not entirely unexpected. His quest for a third Wimbledon title evaporated on Centre Co(...)

 Johanna Konta of Britain celebrates winning the second set against Simona Halep of Romania during their quarter-final match at Wimbledon. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The rain came in the late afternoon and for those on Centre Court a hunkered-in feel settled over the draw. Occasionally there is one match under the(...)

Johanna Konta celebrates winning against Simona Halep of Romania. Photograph: PA

Johanna Konta battled back from the brink to win a three-set thriller against Simona Halep and become Britain’s first women’s singles semi-finalist at(...)

Johanna Konta waves after winning her fourth round match in the women’s singles at Wimbledon. Photo: Reuters

In the end it became a very British thing. Caroline Garcia lined up a forehand to carve Johanna Konta into having to win another point for the fourth (...)

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