Williams' victory against Viktoria Kuzmova came while Johanna Konta was bounced by Aleksandra Krunic.
Konta was bounced in her opening matchup at the US Open, while Williams was pushed to three sets in her’s. The 2017 US Open got underway on Monday, and there were few surprises in the early slate of matches. Venus Williams, the ninth...Show More Summary
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Serbian Aleksandra Krunic produced the first shock of the U.S. Open as she rallied past British seventh seed Johanna Konta 4-6 6-3 6-4 on Monday to advance to the second round of the season's final grand slam.
Seventh-seeded Johanna Konta is out in the first round of the U.S. Open, stunned by 78th-ranked Serbian Aleksandra Krunic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
The seventh seed advanced in straight sets, 6-3 6-3, and looked in impressive form as she forced 10 break points, converting four of them in a match that seemed all too easy for Jo.
Injuries and upsets are wrecking the men's side of the Western & Southern Open.
LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - The epic quarter-final between Britain's Johanna Konta and Romanian Simona Halep drew a record peak audience for a Wimbledon women's match on BBC television, figures released on Thursday showed.
July 17 (Gracenote) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (3) Karolina Pliskova(Czech Republic) 6855 2 (2) Simona Halep(Romania) 6670 3 (1) Angelique Kerber(Germany) 5975 4 (7) Johanna Konta(Britain) 5110 5 (15) Garbine Muguruza Blanco(Spain) 4990 6 (5) Elina Svitolina(Ukraine) 4935 7 (6) Caroline Wozniacki(Denmark) 4780 8 (
Image via Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Venus Williams Advances To Wimbledon Finals Venus Williams isnt letting her legal woes distract her from the mission at hand. Comptons serve-crushing tennis baller is set to play in the 2017 Wimbledon finals after defeating