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Johanna Konta

Discussion in 'Personal' started by sparkleghirl, Jan 25, 2016.

  1. sparkleghirl

    sparkleghirl Star commenter

    Johanna Konta, first british woman to reach a grand slam quarter final since....... Zola Budd? :confused:
     
  2. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    I think it's great- but I haven't heard of her before. Why's that I wonder. What happened to Heather Watson? Haven't heard talk of her at the Australian Open.
     
  3. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    She's doing really well, isn't she?

    The first time we've had a lad and a lass i the last 16 in Australia since a long time ago-Jo Dury and one of the Lloyd boys I think.
     
  4. sparkleghirl

    sparkleghirl Star commenter

    Actually to compare her with Z Budd was a bit (a lot) unfair - Ms Konta has been british since 2012 and had lived here for a while before that.
     
  5. FritzGrade

    FritzGrade Senior commenter

    You forget Andy Murray is 4 times Australian Open finalist
     
  6. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    No I haven't-I referred to having a lass as well. :D
     
  7. FritzGrade

    FritzGrade Senior commenter

    Oh,I see. It has to be man and woman in the same year.
     
  8. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    It doesn't have to be, but it's been a Preston Guild since it last happened for UK tennis players.
     
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