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Johanna Konta Biography

Johanna Konta
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Birth Nation: Australia
  • Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Taurus
  • Name: Johanna Konta
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Birth Place/City: Sydney
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Tennis player
  • Net Worth: N/A
  • Salary: N/A
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Face Color: White
  • Affair with: N/A
  • Boyfriend: N/A
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Synopsis

Johanna Konta is a British professional tennis player who represented Australia in her game during 2012. She is known for winning three singles title on the WTA tour as well as 11 singles and four double titles on the ITF circuit in her career.

Konta reached the semi-final of the 2016 Australian Open, a quarterfinal appearance at the Rio Summer Olympics and her maiden WTA title in Stanford. She also won the Miami Open and reached the semi final at the Wimbledon.

Early Life and Education

The talented player was born on 17 May 1991 in Sydney, Australia. She was the daughter of Hungarian parents Gabor, who was a hotel manager and Gabriella, a dentist.  She belongs to white ethnicity and holds Hungarian nationality. Her parents reached at Australia after they emigrated from Hungary.

Johanna spent her childhood in Collaroy on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and was introduced to tennis at an after school program at the age of eight. She attended Sanchez Casal Academy in Barcelona.

While she was in Spain her parents moved to England where all the families settled in Eastbourne. She then became a British citizen and then switched her sporting allegiance from Australia to Britain.

Career

When she was small, she was interested in sports so she used to get involved in the programs at her school level. She won her first ITF singles title at $10,000 tournament in Mostar, Bosnia, and Herzegovina shortly before her 17th birthday in May.

Konta won numerous tournament but once went through a difficult time in the second half of the year after losing her first match in eight of the nine tournaments entered, six of these losses going to three sets. In 2011 she lost in 3 sets in the qualifying draw of Charleston to Sania Mirza. She failed in qualifying at the Fes and Strasbourg.

The proficient tennis player achieved some welcome results in the first half of 2012 which includes $25,000 title at Rancho Mirage. Then she qualified for the WTA Tour event in Copenhagen for the second successive year. She continuously appeared in several other games which were handled every year.

Before her parents decided to settle in Britain she started her training class at Sanchez-Casal Academy in Barcelona and then attended Roddick Lavalle Academy in Texas. In the 2017 season, she recruited with Belgian Wim Fissette to be her main coach and appointed Andrew Fitzpatrick as her hitting partner and as a deputy coach when Fissette is absent.

Personal Life

The famous British player loves keeping her personal life secret. She is just interested in making her career so she has not focused on having affair and is not dating anyone. Currently, she is single and still unmarried.

Net Worth and Body Measurement

The 26-years-old player has not revealed about her net worth but as she is involved in numerous games and tournaments her net worth is reported to be in millions.

The brilliant player is 5 feet 11 inch in height.

  • Last modified : 31 July, 2017
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