Johanna Konta

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Summary

  1. Britain’s Johanna Konta v Czech youngster Marketa Vondrousova for place in French Open final
  2. Konta bidding to attain first Sizable Slam final
  3. Hear to dwell commentary from the BBC Radio 5 Live team in Paris
  4. Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty v American youngster Amanda Anisimova in diverse semi-final (additionally began at 10:00 BST)
  5. Eleven:50 BST – Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal in males’s semi-final
  6. Novak Djokovic v Dominic Thiem in diverse males’s semi-final follows
  7. Heavy rain could disrupt play

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By Saj Chowdhury

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  1. Submit update

    Konta 2-1 Vondrousova*

    “Not yet friend,” says Konta as the Brit wallops a forehand past the racquet-head of her opponent.

    Deuce.

    But Vondrousova counters with a forehand that kisses the toll road.

    Second damage point!

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    Konta 2-1 Vondrousova*

    The longest rally of the match sees Vondrousova arrive out on top as Konta’s strive at a forehand winner with more than just a few topspin fails.

    Ruin point!!

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    *Konta 2-1 Vondrousova

    Russell Fuller

    BBC tennis correspondent at Roland Garros

    Vondorusova has a tattoo on her elbow which says ‘no rain, no plant life’ which I contemplate she got after a spell away with an elbow hurt.

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    Konta 2-1 Vondrousova*

    0-30 and there are indicators of Vondrousova getting a sniff of a damage support, but then the Czech goes long.

    15-30.

    30-30.

  5. Original coach, sleek Konta

    Linking up with France-born coach Zavialoff, who loved success with Swiss pair Stan Wawrinka and Timea Bacsinszky, has proved to be the spark in reigniting used world number four Konta’s profession.

    Zavialoff’s draw is giving extra “autonomy” to the player, enabling Konta to belief herself to – in her phrases – “disaster solve” higher on court docket.

    “He’s been fats in factual encouraging me and absorbing me and giving me the home to play the style I are making an strive to play and no longer placing too many restraints or restrictions on myself,” Konta stated.

    Dimitri Zavialoff and Johanna Konta

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    *Konta 2-1 Vondrousova

    Vondrousova finally picks up her first point on her support as Konta goes huge with a forehand.

    15-30.

    30-30.

    Konta’s attempted looped forehand from the support of the court docket lands fractions out. She thinks about quizzing the dedication but she opts no longer to.

    Vondrousova goes on to be pleased.

  7. Lisa Higgins: Hoping if truth be told hoping Konta will likely be all smiles this day as she reaches an unlimited slam final. Not going to be easy she factual desires to be pleased that level of intensity she had against Stephens and belief in her game!

    Johanna Konta

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    Jonathan Jurejko

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    Nouni’s shades without warning support yet every other motive, shielding his eyes from the gusts of clay that are blown up by rising winds.

    A mini sandstorm without warning hits Roland Garros.

    Red grime gets in Konta’s eyes, forcing her to flip away love can beget to you’ve got duffed a bunker shot on the golf direction and win a mouthful of sand.

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    Konta 2-0 Vondrousova*

    Russell Fuller

    BBC tennis correspondent at Roland Garros

    Assert domination at the second, but things can flip around very swiftly in tennis.

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    Konta 2-0 Vondrousova*

    Vondrousova tries to attack Konta from the support as she looks to be like for a forehand winner, but the shot lacks accuracy and vitality.

    Konta holds.

  11. The diverse semi-final

    Barty Three-0 Anisimova*

    Over on Suzanne-Lenglen, Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is
    already a damage up moreover. And she’s factual held to love against youngster Amanda
    Anisimova.

    Barty serves

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    *Konta 1-0 Vondrousova

    Konta is having a couple of points with a her support thanks to this anxious wind – nonetheless she’s 30-0 up.

    Invent that Forty-0 with an angled double-handed backhand.

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    Jonathan Jurejko

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    Umpire Kader Nouni – AKA the Barry White of tennis – is chilling on his perch carrying a rain mac and sunnies. It is that style of day in Paris…

  14. ‘Vondrousova is apprehensive’

    *Konta 1-0 Vondrousova

    Daniela Hantuchova

    Fashioned world number five at Roland Garros

    Johanna looks so as to play the same as she did in that final match. Vondrousova, as we are in a position to stare, is de facto tight and apprehensive. Johanna’s got to beget a learn about at and originate all she can to beget a learn about at and beget on top

    Marketa Vondrousova

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  15. Konta breaks!!!!!

    *Konta 1-0 Vondrousova

    Konta’s hitting in this Slam has been aggressive and factual. The Brit smacks a double-handed backhand down the toll road to beget the predominant of her three damage-point probabilities.

    Vivid from Konta.

    Johanna Konta

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    *Konta 0-0 Vondrousova

    Not the finest originate for the Vondrousova – a double fault brings up 0-Forty….

  17. Play

    *Konta 0-0 Vondrousova

    Vondrousova to support.

    *denotes subsequent server

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    Konta v Vondrousova

    We’re about to win under draw.

    Marketa Vondrousova and Johanna Konta

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  19. Now a couple of phrases from our very occupy Titchmarsh/Wordsworth…

    Jonathan Jurejko

    BBC Sport at Roland Garros

    French Open

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    Jog off from Chatrier – the hub of Roland Garros – over a cobbled direction and by draw of the idyllic Serres d’Auteuil gardens, which remind you of Kew.

    Dawdle past a quaint brick cottage with a clock tower, ingesting areas making probabilities are you’ll perchance well be feeling equivalent to you’ve got arrived at a elaborate wedding ceremony within the Normandy countryside, after which you land at the sleek Court Simonne-Mathieu – the place Konta’s semi-final will beget now place following the climate-affected reshuffle.

    Named after France’s second most successful feminine player, it is far surrounded by four greenhouses which home tropical vegetation from South The US, Africa, south-east Asia and Australia. Phytophilous heaven.

  20. Scheduling controversy

    Konta v Vondrousova

    The scheduling of the girls’s semi-finals has arrive under attack.

    The French Open’s dedication to transfer the girls’s semis far from Roland Garros’ showpiece court docket was as soon as known as “substandard and unfair” by WTA chief Steve Simon.

    And not using a play that you just would contemplate of on Wednesday and extra rain forecast this day, British number one Konta’s and Vondrousova are playing on this ‘exterior’ court docket.

    Ashleigh Barty and Amanda Anisimova will meet on Court Suzanne Lenglen.