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US Open talking points: big three chase history as Andreescu amazes | Tumaini Carayol

Medvedev is waiting in the wings, but it’s still all to play for between Djokovic, Federer and Nadal, while a new challenger has shown the mentality Serena Williams needs to rediscoverNovak Djokovic arrived in New York with a shoulder injury, then Roge…

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Johanna Konta teases Elina Svitolina but errors end US Open dream

• Konta loses tight quarter-final 6-4, 6-4 in New York• Konta misses out on second grand slam semi-final of yearHistory came calling for Johanna Konta but, despite another sound performance to go with four impressive wins in the first week, she was not…

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Johanna Konta can vanquish self-doubt and win US Open, says coach

• Briton plays Elina Svitolina in quarter-finals on Tuesday• Dmitri Zavialoff: ‘She is a much better player than she thinks‘Johanna Konta’s complex character has been both a hindrance and a help in her career but her equally cerebral coach, Dmitri Zavi…

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Johanna Konta has eyes on US Open final after Karolina Pliskova win

• Konta is first British woman in quarters since 1983• ‘I’m hoping to go one or two more steps better’Johanna Konta conquered her nerves and her opponent, Karolina Pliskova, in three compelling sets here on Sunday to become the first British woman to r…

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US Open 2019: Federer, Konta, Barty, Serena Williams and more – live!

All the action on day seven at Flushing MeadowsNaomi Osaka ends Coco Gauff’s US Open fairytaleEmail alex.hess@theguardian.com or tweet @A_Hess 3.32pm BST In the meantime, here’s what happened yesterday: Related: Naomi Osaka ends Coco Gauff’s US Open fa…

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US Open: Johanna Konta rediscovers consistency and guile to reach last 16

• Konta beats No 33 seed Zhang Shuai of China 6-2, 6-3• Briton now faces Karolina Pliskova who put out Ons JabeurJohanna Konta again demonstrated her ability to find her highest level on the biggest stages as she demolished the 33rd seed, Zhang Shuai, …

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Johanna Konta happy at finally overcoming Margarita Gasparyan at US Open

• Konta wins 6-1, 6-0 after Wednesday’s delay• Defending champion Naomi Osaka also wins in two setsIt was not until 5.34pm on Wednesday, nine hours after arriving here, that Johanna Konta finally made it out of the locker room and on to the Grandstand …

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US Open 2019: Konta v Gasparyan, Nishikori and Pliskova in action – live!

Rolling updates of the day three action at Flushing MeadowsNaomi Osaka blows hot and cold but knocks Blinkova outNick Kyrgios accuses ATP of being corrupt after US Open winEmail katy.murrells@theguardian.com | Tweet @KatyMurrells 5.02pm BST My understa…

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Johanna Konta’s second-set wobble at US Open shows a lingering weakness

• Briton beats Daria Kasatkina 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in first round• Fellow Briton Harriet Dart loses to Ana Bogdan 6-3, 6-1Brad Gilbert was hardly going out on a limb this week when he declared that any one of 15 players could win the women’s title at the US …

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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, …