Johanna Konta Bio

  • Coached by Louis Cayer, and Julien Picot
  • Parents are Gabor (hotelier) and Gabriella (dentist); older sister is Emese (works in fashion)
  • Was introduced to the sport at age 8 by parents; started to play at an afterschool care program
  • All-court player whose favorite shot is serve
  • Speaks Hungarian and English
  • Enjoys live music, movies, reading and the occasional shopping spree
  • Learnt how to knit, crochet, and cross-stitch in Primary School
  • Idol growing up was Steffi Graf
  • Best tennis memory is representing Great Britain in Fed Cup and winning $100,000 ITF Women's Circuit event in Vancouver in 2013.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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