Represented GB in Fed Cup Team 2013-15, 2017-18, 2019; and Olympics in 2016.

As a Top 100 singles/Top 32 doubles player, Johanna receives LTA Elite Support.

scheduleLast updated 22/02/2021
GB RANKING
Great Britain 1
WORLD RANKING
16 1 arrow_drop_down
CAREER HIGH
4 17/07/2017
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
24

Get to know Johanna

  • Place of birth: Sydney, Australia
  • Lives: London
  • Trains: National Tennis Centre
  • Coach: Thomas Hogsedt 
  • Twitter: @JohannaKonta
  • Favourite shot: Serve
  • Favourite surface: All
  • Likes: Live music, watching movies, reading, the occasional shopping spree and baking. Has two miniature Dachshunds: Bono and Gizmo.
  • Family: Father Gabor is an hotelier, mother Gabriella is a dentist, older sister Emese works in fashion.
GB RANKING
Great Britain 10
WORLD RANKING
284 5 arrow_drop_down
CAREER HIGH
88 01/08/2016
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
24

Get to know Johanna

  • Place of birth: Sydney, Australia
  • Lives: London
  • Trains: National Tennis Centre
  • Coach: Thomas Hogsedt 
  • Twitter: @JohannaKonta
  • Favourite shot: Serve
  • Favourite surface: All
  • Likes: Live music, watching movies, reading, the occasional shopping spree and baking. Has two miniature Dachshunds: Bono and Gizmo.
  • Family: Father Gabor is an hotelier, mother Gabriella is a dentist, older sister Emese works in fashion.

2020 2020 addremove

Lost in the opening round of the Australian Open to Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur. Reached the SF of Monterrey (d. Clijsters en route) in March just before lockdown. Part of the winning British Bulldogs team at second Battle of the Brits event at the NTC in July. Returned to the Tour in Lexington (R1) and reached the SF of WTA Premier 5 Western & Southern Open without losing serve.

2019 2019 addremove

Put together best clay court season of her career, reaching the final of Estoril and Italian Open, and the SF at Roland Garros (d. previous year’s runner up Stephens) where she fell to Vondrousova.  Also performed well at the next two majors: QF at both Wimbledon (d. Kvitova) and US Open (d. Pliskova) to become the only woman to reach the last eight or better at the year’s last three Grand Slams. Lead the GB Fed Cup team to victory in their group matches in Bath in February and victory over Kazakhstan in April to put Britain back into World Group for first time in 27 years. On pre-Wimbledon grass fell 2r Birmingham to Ostapenko and 3r Eastbourne to Jabeur; Finished season ranked No.11 in the world, a knee injury curtailing her year after the US Open.

Career Highlights Career Highlights addremove

Represented GB in the Olympic Games Rio 2016; Owns three WTA Tour titles – all at Premier or higher level: claiming both Sydney & Miami (2017) and Stanford (2016). A semifinalist at 2016 Australian Open, 2017 Wimbledon and 2019 Roland Garros; First cracked the world’s top 10 following her SF run in Beijing (with win over Keys) and the world’s Top 5 with Wimbledon SF run (reaching No.4 – the highest ranking by a British woman since Wade in 1978.

Junior Career Junior Career addremove

Started playing aged 8 at an afterschool programme in Sydney; moved to the UK aged 14, settling at Eastbourne.