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Share this page. Having matched Kvitova's power game by game in the opening set, she sent a forehand long to give the Czech set point and then went wide to allow her to convert it. Yet Strycova, who failed a drug test inreeled off three points in a row to win the breakerKonta netting another weak forehand to confirm it. Kvitova has been struggling with an arm injury but hopes to be fit enough to sustain a challenge for a third title. The lapse seemed to fire up Konta, who wasted no time in breaking to love in the opening game of the second and then backed it up with a hard-fought hold in a minute game where she was taken to deuce seven times and fended off two break points.
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Johanna Konta. Country: United Kingdom. Age: Birth Date: 17 May Birth Place: Sydney, Australia.
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Residence: Eastbourne, England. Height: 5 ft.
11 in. Konta started the year at the Brisbane International by defeating third. British number one Johanna Konta starts her Wimbledon campaign on Tuesday with a first-round match against Ana Bogdan, the world number.
French Open champion Barty has replaced Naomi Osaka at the top of the women's ranking, with the Japanese player among the early casualties at Wimbledon. Wimbledon Johanna Konta set to start her campaign. The Spaniard could play Nick Kyrgios in round two - Kyrgios takes on fellow Australian Jordan Thompson in the first match on court three, at Media playback is not supported on this device.
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One more triumph would see the 11th seed, who has struggled with a knee injury, equal Australian Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles. BBC Radio 5 Live will also be at the heart of the action, with live commentary and expert analysis every day of the championships.
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Johanna Konta came back from a set down against Simona Halep in a thriller to become the first British woman to reach a Wimbledon semifinal in 39 years.
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After her loss to Barbora Strycova in the Wimbledon quarter finals, British tennis player Johanna Konta reacted somewhat angrily to a line of.
Five-time winner Venus Williams is also out after being beaten by year-old compatriot Cori Gauff in the biggest shock of day one, but younger sister Serena is still targeting her first Wimbledon triumph since Meanwhile, year-old Jay Clarke is aiming for the possible prize of meeting Federer and plays in the third match on court eight, where he faces Noah Rubin of the United States.
Scottish Para-canoeist Hope Gordon is aiming for the Tokyo Paralympics after a life-changing operation.
Media playback is not supported on this device. And in a frosty post-match press conference, Konta lost her cool with a reporter after being questioned that she should look at herself in the mirror for the failure.
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British number one Kyle Edmund sealed his place in round two with a straight-set win over Spain's Jaume Munar on Monday. I mean, I definitely found myself in a few frustrating positions out there.
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|The first match on Court One, also atsees Australian world number one and top seed Ashleigh Barty play China's Zheng Saisai, who is ranked 43rd.
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French Open champion Barty has replaced Naomi Osaka at the top of the women's ranking, with the Japanese player among the early casualties at Wimbledon. BBC Radio 5 Live will also be at the heart of the action, with live commentary and expert analysis every day of the championships. Konta had some treatment on her foot, having it sprayed and taped, before serving for the set and claiming it with an ace. Federer, who turns 38 in August, already holds the men's record for the most Wimbledon titles with eight, and also the most Grand Slams - On the swearing, Konta said: "I mean, I guess I don't recall.
She is enjoying a similar upturn this season, having risen from 47th in the world in April to 18th now after her Roland Garros success and two WTA finals on clay in May.