Johanna Konta saved three match points as she battled back to defeat Wang Yafan 4-6 7-6 (0) 6-4 in their first-round match at the Morocco Open in Rabat.
Anne Keothavong hopes Great Britain’s Fed Cup success can be the springboard for a good summer ahead for the country’s leading women.
Anne Keothavong was finally able to celebrate World Group play-off success at the fifth time of asking as Great Britain returned to the Fed Cup’s top table for the first time in 26 years.
Great Britain will play at Fed Cup’s top table for the first time in 26 years after Johanna Konta and Katie Boulter both produced comebacks to secure a 3-1 victory over Kazakhstan.
A “devastated” Katie Boulter vowed to pick herself up and help Great Britain try to reach World Group II after a dramatic first day of Fed Cup action at London’s Copper Box.
Old wounds came to the surface at the Copper Box on Friday to give an unexpected edge to Great Britain’s Fed Cup play-off against Kazakhstan this weekend.
Jo Durie believes Britain’s Fed Cup players will be feeling extra pressure for this weekend’s play-off against Kazakhstan because of uncertainty over the future format of the competition.
Great Britain’s Fed Cup captain Anne Keothavong has named her strongest squad for their World Group II play-off against Kazakhstan later this month.
SO Wimbledon is over for another year. Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza will fly home today with their trophies and a mountain of memories from a special fortnight.
SO the dream died for Johanna Konta yesterday at Wimbledon when she was defeated by the brilliant Venus Williams in the women’s semi-finals.