Johanna Konta will be a future champion, says Serena Williams - Evening Standard

Johanna Konta will surely look back with pride on her start to the 2017 season even if she could not hold back the tears after her 6-2, 6-3 quarter-final defeat by Serena Williams here today at the Australian Open. After an unsettling end to 2016, when ...and more »

Serena Williams' coach tips Johanna Konta as future Grand Slam winner - The Independent

Patrick Mouratoglou, the hugely successful coach of Serena Williams, expects the 22-times Grand Slam champion to beat Johanna Konta here on Wednesday in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open but predicts the brightest of futures for her opponent.and more »

Johanna Konta a model of competitive cool as Serena Williams awaits - The Guardian

'She's the greatest player to be playing right now,' Johanna Konta, left, says of Serena Williams, who is chasing an all-time record. 'She has pretty much done it all.' Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images and Lukas Coch/AAP. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Serena Williams ends Johanna Konta's Australian Open run in quarter-final - The Guardian

Serena Williams shakes hands with Johanna Konta after setting up a semi-final against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni with a straight-sets win. Photograph: Andy Brownbill/AP. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing optionsand more »

Australian Open loss reveals different side to emotional Johanna Konta - The Guardian

This Australian Open – like tennis, sport and life, essentially – has echoed to the opening and slamming of doors of missed opportunity, from the entirely unexpected exits of Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray to the more predictable departure of Johanna ...and more »

Tennis commentator Doug Adler axed from ESPN's Australian Open coverage after Venus Williams 'gorilla' comment - The Independent

A former tennis player has been stood down by American television broadcaster ESPN after he appeared to say seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams was playing with a “gorilla effect”. Doug Adler, a former tennis professional who played ...and more »

Serena Williams beats Barbora Strýcová: Australian Open round four – as it happened - The Guardian

Serena Williams saw off Czech No16 seed Barbora Strýcová in straight sets to book a place in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing optionsand more »

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams beats Johanna Konta, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni wins - BBC News

Six-time champion Serena Williams outplayed Britain's Johanna Konta to reach the Australian Open semi-finals. The American, 35, won 6-2 6-3 and will next play unseeded Croat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, who beat fifth-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 ...and more »

Australian Open Day 10: Rafa returns to last four as Serena marches on - Wimbledon

Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal have 36 Grand Slam singles titles between them, but by the way they celebrated after winning their respective quarter-finals at the Australian Open on Wednesday, anyone would think they were looking for their first. Six ...and more »

Johanna Konta: This is how I will beat Serena Williams at the Australian Open -

JOHANNA KONTA reckons her own mental game will be just as important as her tactical one in her Australian Open quarter-final against Serena Williams. By James Gray James Gray. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 00:02, Wed, Jan 25, 2017 ...and more »