What is most remarkable about even discussing Johanna Konta playing Serena Williams in the quarter-final of a grand slam Williams vs Konta Live is that it seems entirely normal. As Martina Navratilova said on Monday, “She looks like she belongs.”Konta, ranked 47th in the world a year ago and at No9 now, thinks so too although she will not express the sentiment in such blunt terms. Nor does she know how she will react when she looks across the net in the Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday afternoon Williams vs Konta Live Stream and sees a player who is one major away from overtaking Steffi Graf’s record of 22 majors. If she sticks to her “process”, she will just play her shots which have grown in
Showing frustration on the court is pretty standard for tennis players, but it ended badly for 17-year-old Italian player Maria Vittoria Viviani. Viviani was disqualified from the junior girls tournament at the Australian Open after she hit a ball kid with a ball in frustration on Sunday. Viviani had just lost a point from an unforced error against her Chinese opponent Xin Yu Wang in the first set.
Stan Wawrinka won a bad-tempered clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the Australian Open semi-finals as Venus Williams' late-career surge sent her soaring into the last four on Tuesday. Wawrinka and France's Tsonga, who have been at odds in the past, argued heatedly at the first-set changeover and there was no love lost as the Swiss charged to a 7-6 (7/2), 6-4, 6-3 win. It puts 2014 champion Wawrinka, 31, into his third Melbourne semi-final where he will play the ever-popular Roger Federer, his Swiss compatriot, or Mischa Zverev.