Williams ends Konta hopes at Wimbledon – report & highlights

Williams ends Konta hopes at Wimbledon – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Briton Johanna Konta’s hopes of a first Wimbledon final ended with a straight-set semi-final defeat by five-time champion Venus Williams. The 37-year-old American 10th seed played superbly to win 6-4 6-2 on Centre Court and set up a final against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza. Sixth seed Konta, 26, had hoped to become the first British woman in a Wimbledon singles final since 1977. “It was very difficult for…

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Will 'competitive, fit and focused' Konta reach Wimbledon final?

Will 'competitive, fit and focused' Konta reach Wimbledon final?

Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Johanna Konta must overcome five-time champion Venus Williams if she is to become the first British woman to reach a Wimbledon final for 40 years. Sixth seed Konta, 26, takes on the 37-year-old American in Thursday’s second Centre…

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Murray knocked out of Wimbledon quarter-finals in five sets by Querrey

Murray knocked out of Wimbledon quarter-finals in five sets by Querrey

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Defending champion Andy Murray appeared hampered by injury as he was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Sam Querrey on Centre Court. Querrey, 29, won 3-6 6-4 6-7…

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Murray faces big-serving Querrey for place in semi-finals

Murray faces big-serving Querrey for place in semi-finals

Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Britain’s Andy Murray will face a different challenge when he takes on big-serving American Sam Querrey in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Wednesday. The world number one and defending champion, 30, plays 24th seed Querrey on Centre Court at…

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Konta becomes first British women's Wimbledon semi-finalist for 39 years

Konta becomes first British women's Wimbledon semi-finalist for 39 years

Media playback is not supported on this device Johanna Konta beat Romanian second seed Simona Halep in a thrilling match to become Britain’s first women’s Wimbledon semi-finalist since 1978. Sixth seed Konta, 26, fought back to win 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 and match Virginia Wade’s feat of 39 years ago. With Wade watching from the Royal Box, Konta served superbly to win in two hours and 38 minutes and set up a semi-final against…

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Konta focused on quarter-finals despite being tipped for title

Konta focused on quarter-finals despite being tipped for title

Media playback is not supported on this device Johanna Konta will aim to become Britain’s first Wimbledon women’s semi-finalist since Virginia Wade in 1978 when she faces Simona Halep on Tuesday. Konta’s quarter-final against Romanian second seed Halep, who will become the world number one if she progresses, is the third match on Centre Court. Wade, the 1977 champion, has backed Konta to end the 40-year wait for a British woman to win the title….

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Murray & Konta reach Wimbledon quarter-finals – video & report

Murray & Konta reach Wimbledon quarter-finals – video & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain will have men’s and women’s quarter-finalists at Wimbledon for the first time since 1973 after wins for Andy Murray and Johanna Konta. Sixth seed Konta beat France’s Caroline Garcia 7-6 (7-3) 4-6 6-4 on Court One to become the first British woman to reach the last eight since 1984. Defending champion and top seed Murray then saw off Frenchman Benoit Paire 7-6 (7-1) 6-4 6-4 on…

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Murray & Konta target quarter-finals on Wimbledon's 'Manic Monday'

Murray & Konta target quarter-finals on Wimbledon's 'Manic Monday'

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta will try to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals as the men’s and women’s fourth-round singles matches are played on Monday. The pair will attempt to give Britain a man and woman in the last eight for the first time since 1973. Sixth seed Konta plays France’s 21st seed Caroline Garcia in the opening match on Court One at 13:00 BST. Defending champion Murray plays Frenchman Benoit Paire on Centre Court at…

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