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Johanna Konta
  • Nationality: AUS ()
  • Birthdate: May 17, 1991
  • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
  • Residence: Eastbourne, England
  • Turned Pro: Pro
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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  • 2013 Final Ranking: 114
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Coached by Louis Cayer, and Julien Picot ... Parents are Gabor (hotelier) and Gabriella (dentist); older sister is Emese (works in fashion) ... Was introduced ... Read Full Bio

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Victoria Azarenka Says She Needs To Get Fitter And Faster
and they continue to hamper her progress. Tuesday in Wuhan, Azarenka had to retire in the second set to British qualifier Johanna Konta due to a minor leg injury. Despite all the changes to her team adding Wim Fissette and Sascha Bajin, and improved play, Azarenka, who ra...

Federer Masters Isner; Serena v Venus Tonight at US Open
26 Flavia Pennetta set up a meeting when the Italian upset No. 22 Sam Stosur 6-4, 6-4, and Kvitova ended the run of Brit qualifier Johanna Konta 7-5, 6-3. "I was just waiting for some chance, which came twice. She double fault," Kvitova said. "So she kind of helped me for making t...

Williams Sisters Book QF Meeting at US Open; Federer v Isner Monday
served past fellow American and No. 19 seed Madison Keys 6-3, 6-3, while Venus dominated Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit 6-2, 6-1. Venus with the win returned to the quarterfinal round for the first time in five years at the US Open. "I've played som...

Federer Continues To Dominate While Young, Azarenka Post Dramatic Wins At US Open; Djokovic, Serena Sunday
was No. 5 Petra Kvitova rocking No. 32 Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-2, 6-1. Kvitova will next meet Brit unseeded shooting star Johanna Konta, who ousted No. 18-seeded Andrea Petkovic 7-6(2), 6-3. "I can but not really much, so it's going to be difficult," said Kvitova of facin...

Fognini Stuns Nadal In 5-Set Thriller, Serena Survives Threat At US Open; Federer v Kohlschreiber Saturday
tried to play some good service games, get a hold, and you never know." The elder Williams sister will next meet teen qualifier Anett Kontaveit of Estonia, who recorded a 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 win over American Madison Brengle. Williams has now won all four of her career meetings aga...

2-Time Finalist Wozniacki Czeched Out Of US Open; Venus v Bencic Friday, Serena Resumes March
are just starting the third round! Earlier, top seeds Petra Kvitova and Simona Halep had no trouble winning easily. Qualifier Johanna Konta won the longest match in US Open history at 3:23 beating slumping Wimbledon finalist Gabrine Muguruza. "It was incredibly long," said Ko...

Recent fan comments for Johanna Konta:

Kurt Hafner

Hi Jo - You are simply brilliant - And congratulations on your recent successes - Ranked 102 - Excellent progress at Roland Garros - Two great victories - And two great sets against Baygelzimmer - Guess, that your injury which was treated in the third set of your previous match led to the ultimate defeat - Never mind - Good luck and all the best for Devonshire Park and Wimbledon!

Posted on May 6, 2014 at 08:36 ET

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