Johanna Konta

Tokyo 2018: Thursday's Order of Play and Match Points

<b>MATCH POINTS</b><p>No.1 seed Caroline Wozniacki leads her head-to-head with Camila Giorgi 3-2 - but the Italian has won both their previous meetings on hard …

Belinda Bencic

Anger management: ruffled Azarenka posts Tokyo win

TOKYO (AFP) -<p>Former world number one Victoria Azarenka fought the gremlins to beat Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-4, 7-5 and reach the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open on Tuesday.<p>The Belarusian, who has tumbled down the rankings following a messy custody battle over baby Leo, ironed out the glitches just in …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Relentless Konta powers through 'tough' Dabrowski test in Tokyo

<b>TOKYO, Japan –</b> Johanna Konta produced an impressive performance to dispatch qualifier Gabriela Dabrowski in the Toray Pan Pacific Open, 6-2, 6-0.<p>Much …

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Stephens slips to Vekic defeat in Tokyo

Donna Vekic sprung an upset on Sloane Stephens, but Kurumi Nara could not do likewise to Victoria Azarenka at the Tokyo Open.

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Johanna Konta crashes out of US Open as Novak Djokovic beats the heat

As the mercury climbed, the players fell – literally in some cases – on a day better for tanning than tennis at the US Open. Britain’s No 1 woman, Johanna Konta, brought up on the northern beaches of Sydney but vulnerable to extreme heat in the past, was one of the non-medical casualties, while …

Tennis

Johanna Konta crashes out of US Open after heavy defeat to Caroline Garcia

Johanna Konta's disappointing run at grand slams continued with a comprehensive defeat by sixth seed Caroline Garcia in the US Open heat.<p>The British …

Tennis

Johanna Konta loses US Open first round tie to complete her disastrous year of Grand Slam action

Johanna Konta crashed out of the US Open at the first round for the second year running to complete a miserable Grand Slam year for Britain’s number …

Tennis

US Open 2018: Johanna Konta loses to Caroline Garcia in first round

British number one Johanna Konta lost in the US Open first round for the second successive year as she was beaten 6-2 6-2 by Caroline Garcia.

Tennis

US Open: Johanna Konta well beaten by sixth seed Caroline Garcia in first round

Johanna Konta’s Grand Slam season came to a predictable finish here on Tuesday as the British No 1 fell at the first hurdle of the US Open. France’s …

Tennis

Johanna Konta exits US Open at first hurdle as run of poor form continues

British No 1 Johanna Konta suffered an early exit to French sixth seed Caroline Garcia at the US Open on Tuesday.<p>Konta, who has not beaten a top-10 …

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British No. 1 Johanna Konta out of the US Open in the first round

There are just two British players remaining in the second round of the US Open, after Johanna Konta joined Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson in …

Tennis

Johanna Konta vows to keep coach despite another early Grand Slam exit at US Open

Johanna Konta has parted company with her coach at the end of both of the last two seasons but insisted last night that she was happy with her …

Tennis

Johanna Konta crashes out in first-round defeat by Caroline Garcia and may drop out of the top 50

Johanna Konta is in danger of dropping out of the top 50 for the first time in three years after she suffered a humbling defeat at the hands of Caroline Garcia on Tuesday.<p>It is strange to think that the last time Konta arrived at the US Open, 12 months ago, she was playing with a chance to go top …

Tennis

Johanna Konta feels she is in a 'happy place' despite early exit at US Open

"I think you need to give things time. I feel happy with the relationship that we have"<p>Johanna Konta feels she is back in a "happy place" with coach …

Tennis

WATCH: Sky Sports News in 60 Seconds

Catch up on all the big headlines from Sky Sports News in our latest video bulletin.<p><i>SSN in 60 Seconds</i> brings you the major stories and breaking news …

Soccer

US Open - Day Two LIVE! Novak Djokovic, Johanna Konta and Caroline Wozniacki in action

Johanna Konta faces sixth seed Caroline Garcia in first round later on Tuesday

Tennis

US Open 2018: Serena Williams safely through to second round

Serena Williams marked her return to the US Open with victory but Simona Halep became the first women's top seed to lose in the opening round in the …

Tennis

What to Watch on Day 2 of the 2018 U.S. Open - Tennis Now

By Chris Oddo | Monday August 27, 2018<p>Day 2 of the U.S. Open brings the lower half of both the men’s and women’s singles draws into the fray. That …

Tennis

Johanna Konta battling not to be caught cold by Caroline Garcia at US Open

Johanna Konta, struck down by a heavy virus only a week ago, still sounds as if she would be better off watching the US Open on TV than playing the sixth seed, Caroline Garcia, in the first round on Tuesday but she insists she is fit to be a contender.<p>“As you can probably hear, I’m bunged up but …

Tennis

'I'm in a better mental space than the end of last year': Johanna Konta addresses freefall down the rankings for the first time

For the first time, the British No. 1 Johanna Konta has given an insight into the “mental and emotional” turmoil that sent her 2017 season spinning into freefall at exactly this stage last year.<p>Twelve months ago, Konta arrived in New York as the seventh seed, a recent Wimbledon semi-finalist, and …

Tennis

US Open PHOTOS: Arthur Ashe Kids' Day with Kerber, Keys, Williams - Women's Tennis Blog

On Saturday, our Jimmie48 made it to a number of practice sessions and the <b>Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day</b>.<p>You can see that <b>Daria Gavrilova</b> and <b>Maria Sakkari</b> …

Tennis

US Open 2018: Johanna Konta in 'better mental and emotional space'

<b>Johanna Konta says she has learned from her experience of "burning out" as she tries to climb back up the rankings with a strong run at the US Open.</b><p>The British number one, 27, suffered a dip in form after her run to the Wimbledon semi-finals last year.<p>Konta has dropped to 46th in the world, leading …

Tennis

British No 1 Johanna Konta 'heading in right direction' for US Open

Despite having being laid low by a virus which forced her to pull out of last week’s tournament at New Haven, the north American hard-court circuit …

Tennis

US Open 2018: Johanna Konta confident of being fully fit for first round clash

Johanna Konta is confident of fully recovering from illness in time for her first-round clash with Caroline Garcia at the US Open on Tuesday.<p>The …

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Johanna Konta hopeful of recovering from illness in time for US Open

Johanna Konta is confident of recovering from illness in time for her first-round clash with Caroline Garcia at the US Open on Tuesday.<p>The British No …

Tennis

Andy Murray, Kyle Edmund, Heather Watson & Cameron Norrie ready for US Open

Andy Murray is one of four Britons starting their US Open campaigns when the fourth and final major of the year begins in New York on Monday.

Tennis

Sabalenka reaches final at Connecticut Open

Aug 24 (Reuters) – - Aryna Sabalenka moved within one win of her first WTA victory after defeating fifth seed Julia Goerges 6-4 7-6(3) on Friday to reach the final of the Connecticut Open. The 20-year-old Belarusian put Goerges under constant pressure with her aggressive style, winning 14 break …

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Suarez Navarro into New Haven final after Puig injury

<b>NEW HAVEN, CT, USA</b> -- Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain moved past another injured opponent on Friday night, when qualifier Monica Puig of Puerto Rico …

Tennis

We look at the British players who will fly the flag at the US Open

We cast an eye on the British players who will be flying the flag at this year's US Open at Flushing Meadows.<p>Only four British singles players have …

Tennis

2018 US Open Draw Analysis: With Serena lurking, Halep and Stephens could clash again

Simona Halep and Sloane Stephens pose with their trophies after the 2018 Roland Garros final. (Getty Images)<p>The 2004 US Open champion bolstered her …

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