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Wimbledon diary: Henman defends Konta but Navratilova trolls Trump | Paul MacInnes

Johanna Konta’s spat with a journalist divided opinion while Navratilova’s cap had an unequivocal message for the presidentIt may have been men’s quarter?finals day but the hot topic was still Johanna Konta. The British No 1 had claimed she was patroni…

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‘Don’t patronise me’: Konta hits back at reporter after Wimbledon exit – video

A frustrated Johanna Konta snapped at the suggestion she is underperforming at the business end of grand slams after losing to Barbora Strycova in her Wimbledon quarter-final, calling the question ‘disrespectful’. It was the second major in a row at wh…

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Johanna Konta crashes out as Barbora Strycova powers into semi-finals

• Last British hope is beaten 7-6 (5), 6-1 on Centre Court• Czech Strycova will meet Serena Williams in last fourJohanna Konta left Wimbledon frustrated with herself and angry with her critics on Tuesday evening, one win short of a semi-final against S…

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Wimbledon 2019: Williams, Halep and Konta in action and more – live!

Updates from women’s quarter-finals day at SW19Konta battles past Kvitova to reach last eightDay eight order of playAnd you can email Gregg here or tweet him here 1.20pm BST And now Riske breaks Williams! Having battled gamely with Serena, using the po…

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Wimbledon 2019: Barty, Nadal, Gauff, Williams and more in action – live!

Updates from all the fourth-round action at SW19Over-30s dominate men’s last 16 at WimbledonThe reasons behind Coco Gauff’s stunning riseAnd you can email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 10.25am BST Hello. There’s Rafael Nadal against Joao Sousa, Roger …

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Johanna Konta praises Petra Kvitova’s passion and love for the game

• British No 1 says it is an honour to play the Czech• Konta and Kvitova meet in fourth round on MondayJohanna Konta usually prefers not to speak directly about her opponents, focusing only on herself and her methods. But when she plays on Monday for a…

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Johanna Konta roars back to knock Sloane Stephens out of Wimbledon

• British No 1 beats No 9 seed 3-6, 6-4, 6-1• Konta will face No 6 seed Petra Kvitova in fourth roundJohanna Konta produced a superb fightback to beat the ninth seed Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on No 1 Court and reach the last 16 at Wimbledon on Satu…

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Wimbledon 2019: Kvitova, Federer, Nadal and Serena Williams in action – live!

Updates from Saturday’s third-round action at SW19Gauff keeps Wimbledon dream alive with comebackGet in touch! Email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 12.00pm BST Kei Nishikori might have a weak serve, but the boy can return. The eighth seed was down an e…

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Johanna Konta and Dan Evans ready to move out of Andy Murray’s shadow

• Konta set to face American Sloane Stephens• Harriet Dart plays world No 1 Ashleigh Barty in third roundThe return of Andy Murray five months after hip-resurfacing surgery has had a huge impact on Wimbledon, with television clamouring to get him on at…

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Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon

• Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British tennis landscape, even though his return to Wimbledon after two years away in various states of physical…

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Blow to Johanna Konta’s Wimbledon preparations after early Eastbourne exit

• British No 1 beaten in straight sets by Ons Jabeur• Konta out in last-16 at both Eastbourne and BirminghamJohanna Konta has failed to get through to the Eastbourne International quarter-finals after being knocked in straight sets by the world No 62, …

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Blow to Johanna Konta’s Wimbledon preparations after early Eastbourne exit

• British No 1 beaten in straight sets by Ons Jabeur• Konta out in last-16 at both Eastbourne and BirminghamJohanna Konta has failed to get through to the Eastbourne International quarter-finals after being knocked in straight sets by the world No 62, …

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Ashleigh Barty pulls out of Eastbourne with long-standing shoulder problem

• French Open champion saves herself for Wimbledon• Jo Konta prepares to face Maria Sakkari of GreeceNo sooner had Ashleigh Barty become the first Australian woman to reach the top of the Open-era rankings since Evonne Goolagong Cawley 43 years ago tha…

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Johanna Konta jokes about possible Wimbledon hook-up with Andy Murray

• British No 1 says they have not spoken about mixed doubles• Murray could turn to Maria Sharapova or Barbara StrycovaAndy Murray’s continuing search for a partner in the mixed doubles at Wimbledon – which is starting to resemble a Tinder quest – took …

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Ashleigh Barty offers stark contrast with Johanna Konta and eyes No 1 spot

• French Open champion looks forward to grass season• Barty highlights progress for Australia’s indigenous youthJohanna Konta’s “acceptance” fatalism got her to the semi-finals of the French Open, her third journey that far in a slam event. Ashleigh Ba…

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Johanna Konta questions French Open organisers after semi-finals court switch

• Women’s semi-finals moved from main court, Philippe Chatrier• Konta: ‘The way it looks probably speaks for itself’Johanna Konta on Friday joined the chorus of disapproval descending on the tournament organisers for moving the women’s delayed semi-fin…

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Johanna Konta errors hand French Open semi-final to Vondroušová

• British No 1 knocked out in straight sets, 7-5, 7-6 (2)• Konta squandered three points at 5-3 to take first setJohanna Konta failed to give the record books one more nudge here on Friday, twice blowing a 5-3 lead against the most talented teenager in…

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French Open semi-finals: Konta v Vondrousova, Barty v Anisimova – live!

Federer v Nadal, Djokovic v Thiem coming upFederer the underdog against old rival NadalYou can email Katy here or tweet her here 10.01am BST So, what of Konta? A year ago the British No 1 turned on the “bastard” British press in an awkward press confer…

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French Open semi-finals: Konta v Vondrousova, Barty v Anisimova – live!

Federer v Nadal, Djokovic v Thiem coming upFederer the underdog against old rival NadalYou can email Katy here or tweet her here 10.01am BST So, what of Konta? A year ago the British No 1 turned on the “bastard” British press in an awkward press confer…

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When Jo Durie reached the French Open semi-finals out of the blue

Jo Durie, the last British woman to reach the semis before Jo Konta, had only won one match in three years at Roland GarrosBy Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports BlogThe past is indeed a foreign country. Before Johanna Konta’s exploits at Roland Garros th…