Johanna Konta

Tennis: Garcia pulls out of Tianjin Open with injury

Tennis: Garcia pulls out of Tianjin Open with injury

Published 09/10/2017

Top-seeded Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia has withdrawn from the Tianjin Open with an injury, organizers announced on Monday. [more…]

Roof protects Murray and Federer from lingering rain

Roof protects Murray and Federer from lingering rain

Published 12/07/2017

Tennis - Wimbledon - London, Britain - July 11, 2017 Great Britain's Andy Murray during a practice session

The rain is expected to ease off in time for men's quarter-final action at Wimbledon on Wednesday but even if it does not defending champion Andy Murray and seven-times winner Roger Federer will have the Centre Court roof to keep them dry.

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British fans face nerve-shredding day five at Wimbledon

British fans face nerve-shredding day five at Wimbledon

Published 07/07/2017

Tennis - Wimbledon - London, Britain - July 6, 2017 Great Britain's Andy Murray during a practice session REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

Home fans were in for a nail-biting day five at Wimbledon on Friday with four Britons in third round action, including defending men's champion Andy Murray and sixth-seeded Johanna Konta in a wide open women's draw.

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Jelena Ostapenko vs. Francoise Abanda – 2017 record

Jelena Ostapenko vs. Francoise Abanda – 2017 record

Published 05/07/2017

A look at the 2017 records of Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko and Canadian Francoise Abanda ahead of their second round match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):

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Brits to take center stage on Centre Court

Brits to take center stage on Centre Court

Published 05/07/2017

Tennis - Wimbledon - London, Britain - July 4, 2017 Great Britain's Andy Murray during a practice session with coach Ivan Lendl REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Home fans will be treated to a double-bill of British number ones at Wimbledon on Wednesday when Johanna Konta stars in a revenge play against Croatia's Donna Vekic before defending champion Andy Murray takes to the stage.

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2017 record: Simona Halep vs Karolina Pliskova

2017 record: Simona Halep vs Karolina Pliskova

Published 08/06/2017

Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - June 7, 2017 Romania's Simona Halep in action during her quarter final match against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina Reuters / Pascal Rossignol

A look at the 2017 records of Romanian Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic ahead of their semi-final match at the French Open on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding):

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Muguruza confirmed to play at Birmingham grasscourt event

Muguruza confirmed to play at Birmingham grasscourt event

Published 25/04/2017

Mar 27, 2017- Miami, FL, USA- Garbine Muguruza of Spain hits a forehand against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark (not pictured) on day seven of the 2017 Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center. Wozniacki won 7-6(1), 0-0 (ret.). Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Former Wimbledon runner-up Garbine Muguruza will prepare for this year's Championships on the Birmingham grass courts after confirming she has entered June's Aegon Classic on Tuesday.

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Venus beats Kerber in Miami, Konta ousts Halep

Venus beats Kerber in Miami, Konta ousts Halep

Published 30/03/2017

Mar 29, 2017- Miami, FL, USA- Venus Williams of the United States hits a backhand against Angelique Kerber of Germany (not pictured) on day nine of the 2017 Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center. Williams won 7-5, 6-3. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Venus Williams beat top seed Angelique Kerber on Wednesday to advance to a Miami Open semi-final against Britain's Johanna Konta.

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Serena grinds down dogged Strycova to reach quarter-finals

Serena grinds down dogged Strycova to reach quarter-finals

Published 23/01/2017

Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 23/1/17 Serena Williams of the U.S. hits a shot during her Women's singles fourth round match against Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Serena Williams battled a misbehaving serve and scorching heat but stayed cool under pressure in a 7-5 6-4 win over Czech Barbora Strycova to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Monday.

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Konta dispatches Makarova, to meet Serena in quarters

Konta dispatches Makarova, to meet Serena in quarters

Published 23/01/2017

Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 23/1/17 Britain's Johanna Konta hits a shot during her Women's singles fourth round match against Russia's Ekaterina Makarova. REUTERS/Jason Reed - RTSWVRW

Johanna Konta advanced to an Australian Open quarter-final showdown with Serena Williams after the ninth seed dismantled Ekaterina Makarova 6-1 6-4 in their fourth-round clash on Monday.

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