Players turning in upsets in the heat were Taipei's Su-Wei Hsieh stunning No. 3 Garbine Muguruza 7-6(1), 6-4, unheralded American Bernarda Pera defeating No. 9 Johanna Konta 6-4, 7-5, Sharapova ousting No. 14 Anastasija Sevastova 6-1, 7-6(4), Japan's Naomi Osaka beating No. Show More Summary
Tennis Channel recaps Day 4 at the Australian Open, where No. 3 seed Garbine Muguruza and No. 9 Johanna Konta lost as temperatures cracked triple digits.
American “lucky loser” Bernarda Pera defeated ninth-seeded Johanna Konta 6-4, 7-5 on Thursday in the second round of the women’s draw at the Australian Open. Also advancing to the women’s third round were Madison Keys of the U.S. and Maria Sharapova of Russia. Novak Djokovic of Serbia moved on...
Maria Sharapova beat 14th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova in straight sets Thursday, while ninth-seeded Johanna Konta lost to American Bernarda Pera.
MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - World number 123 Bernarda Pera sent ninth seed Johanna Konta tumbling out of the second round of the Australian Open on Thursday with a 6-4 7-5 upset in blazing sunshine on court two.
Former Australian Open semifinalist Johanna Konta has been knocked out of the tournament in the second round by American lucky loser Bernarda Pera 6-4, 7-5
Heather Watson was unable to join compatriots Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund in the second round of the Australian Open. She was beaten by Yulia Putintseva 7-5, 7-6 (8/6).
MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: Jo Konta has often reserved her best for the Australian Open, and she got her 2018 campaign off to a flying start on Tuesday with a comfortable victory.
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Ninth seed Johanna Konta skipped past Madison Brengle into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, the Briton overpowering her American opponent 6-3 6-1 in 66 minutes on Hisense Arena.
MELBOURNE, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Johanna Konta is free from injury, ready to put a terrible second half to 2017 behind her and with Andy Murray recuperating from hip surgery, happy to shoulder the burden of British tennis fans at the Australian Open.
SYDNEY, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Defending champion Johanna Konta was bundled out in the first round of the Sydney International by Agnieszka Radwanska and Venus Williams also lost in her first match of the tournament on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Defending champion Johanna Konta suffered a reversal of last year's final when she was bundled out in the first round of the Sydney International by Agnieszka Radwanska on Tuesday.
Jan 4 (Reuters) - Elina Svitolina entered the Brisbane International semi-finals after her opponent Johanna Konta retired with a hip injury during the third set of the quarter-final contest on Thursday.
Elina Svitolina moved into the Brisbane International semifinals when Johanna Konta retired with a hip problem in the third set of their quarterfinal
Johanna Konta overcame a tough start to beat Ajla Tomljanovic and advance to the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International. the British No 1 fought back from losing the first set to win 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.