Brits No.01 Johanna Konta: “I’m not getting too stressed with my knee”


Johanna Konta is looking for the ball

Johanna Konta who won the WTA Most Improved Player of the year award in 2016, has been struggling with form since September 2019 due to knee injury. However, the Briton has hopefully started off the new season at Brisbane International even though she fell down in the opening match of the tournament.

At Australian Open first-round match, the 12 seeded Konta lost to unseeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia in the straight sets. Briton did not shine at St. Petersburg as well where she gave up to Oceane Dodin in the round of 16. 

Johanna’s best in 2020

The best performance at Monterrey Open semifinal, In the first round Johanna Konta defeated Former World No.01 Kim Clijsters who came back to the court after seven years. Although, Konta lost to Bouzkova in the semifinals of the Mexican Tennis tournament. 

Konta looks for a breakthrough but the surrounding is not favouring to her

World No.14 has ready to play the best tennis on the court nevertheless the current situation has not been supporting her rehabilitation. 

Johanna Konta said about her home train sessions: “Back from the US about 10 days ago. I have some equipment at home and able to train, but it’s by no means ideal. I am trying to make the best of the situation. This is not ideal for the knee. I don’t have access to the equipment that I specifically need: team, physio, fitness trainer, the best method to get the kind of stimulus that we want for the body and the knee. But I’m not getting too stressed over it.”

The WTA tournaments suspension and Olympic games postponement are brought a little bit upset to Johanna Konta, at the same time she still hopes for the Championship, Wimbledon

“I think more than anything it’s important to be hopeful. Nothing wrong with being hopeful. For me, it’s about not looking too far ahead; we don’t know how it is going to develop. Now we know we are not playing until the beginning of June, that’s the date we are working towards. When that changes, if it changes, we react to whatever comes next.”


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