French Open 2019: Konta reaches quarter-finals


Johanna Konta will be back in real life for her first Grand Slam quarter-last since Wimbledon in 2017. The ladies’ quarter-finals happen on Tuesday and Wednesday.

In the event that you missed any of her success against Donna Vekic, or you simply need to remember it since it was so incredible

Konta was at that point the primary British lady through to the fourth round at Roland Garros since 1983 and she is presently one win far from coordinating Jo Durie’s accomplishment of making the semi-finals that year.

This exhibition was her best yet given the gauge of her rival – Vekic is at a vocation high sign of 24 on the planet rankings and has been having an excellent year.

Konta assumed responsibility for the match from the begin and did not permit Vekic to force herself in a 6-2 6-4 triumph.

The British number one won’t discover her identity playing until some other time yet it is destined to be an intense match against either a year ago’s sprinter up Sloane Stephens or previous boss Garbine Muguruza.

Konta had created a presentation of savage yet controlled hitting to swat aside Viktoria Kuzmova in the third round and started in a similar manner here, leaving Vekic gazing at the lines as she wiped the dirt off a few of them to break in the principal game.

There were three breaks of serving to begin the match however Konta was serving better, as well, coaxing Vekic out wide or driving her back and after that rebuffing the short ball.

The pair are companions off the court and have rehearsed together various occasions just as playing six past matches, the most essential of which was a triumph for Konta in the second round of Wimbledon two years back in a fight that went right to 10-8 in the choice set.

Konta had lost their last two experiences yet she has been a player restored since getting onto the earth, already her most noticeably terrible surface, and her insight into Vekic’s down unquestionably appeared to support her.

Subsequent to breaking the Vekic serve for the third time, Konta spared three break focuses at 5-2 with victors before securing the set with an expert.

The start of the second set was more tightly yet Konta was playing with complete conviction in her shots, something that has been missing since her rushed to the semi-finals of Wimbledon two summers prior.

From that point forward she has plunged about outside the main 50 in the rankings from a high of four yet this success could well observe her move back inside 20, and there is no uncertainty she is playing tennis deserving of that and higher.

She put her first foot wrong by neglecting to hold serve for 5-3 in the second set in the wake of breaking Vekic.

Be that as it may, another break of the Croatian’s serve, securing with an accuracy drop shot, left her serving for the match and this time there were no wobbles as she served it out to cherish.




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