JO­HANNA KONTA

Ocean Drive - - Top Ten Women -

Age: 25 (17.05.1991) Res­i­dence: East­bourne, Eng­land Birth­place: Sydney, Aus­trailia Height: 5‘11“(180.34 cm) Weight: 154lbs (70 kg) Plays: Right-handed

Konta made a huge leap in the rank­ings in 2016 jump­ing more than 25 slots when she reached a ca­reer-high No. 9 be­fore end­ing the year at No. 10. Her first WTA ti­tle came in 2016 with a vic­tory over Venus Wil­liams at the Bank of the West Clas­sic. Konta sur­passed her best grand slam ap­pear­ances to date when she saw the semi­fi­nals of the Aus­tralian Open and the fourth round of the US Open. She fell in the quar­ter­fi­nals to An­gelique Ker­ber while rep­re­sent­ing the Bri­tish Olympic team in Brazil. Dur­ing her first de­but in Mi­ami, Konta ad­vanced to the quar­ter­fi­nals in 2016 and looks to emerge as a con­tender for the ti­tle.

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