Wimbledon: Johanna Konta cruises into the last 16 after straight sets victory

Wimbledon: Johanna Konta cruises into the last 16 after straight sets victory”

Watson has backed that up at Wimbledon with more excellent tennis, arguably the best of her career and she has beaten three top-20 players in the last ten days.

World No.1 Angelique Kerber and Spain's Garbine Muguruza, who both play third rounds today, are also gaining momentum.

It secured the world No.7's second triumph in The Championships' main draw.

Osaka hit back, though, her booming forehands at times proving troublesome.

"The last thing Konta needs is a bit of extra pressure", says The Guardian. I felt absolutely fine. Yesterday she was a set and 4-1 down.

The American doubles grand slam champion was in singles action when she fell, and she was undergoing tests at a nearby private hospital to determine the nature of her setback as play continued at the All England Club.

World number one Murray will have his work cut out for him against opponent Jamaican-German Dustin Brown, an unpredictable player who knocked out Rafael Nadal at SW19 two years ago. I lost to her 7-6 in the third there, so it was a very close match.

"I'm just here, happy to have actually made it into the second week, happy to come through three battles this week".

"I have never thought about that, but obviously it's not impossible", he said.

"For me, a lot of my challenges and my competition's also within myself and within my own focus".

There were five Britons in the third round in 1997, adds the broadcaster, and there could be the same number again this year if Kyle Edmund beats Gael Monfils today. It didn't go my way. But I'm enjoying it and I'm doing everything I can to recover well.

And it may not be to everybody's taste, but she was happy to talk a little about her life off the court after trying out her baking on her team before her match.

The former Junior Wimbledon champion, now ranked 189, came up short against a Brazilian opponent 97 in the rankings, losing 6-4 6-2.

"When the match (got) longer and longer, I felt a little bit sick and exhausted". It wasn't the way that I've been playing the last few weeks even.

"I have been feeling great about my game and I feel I have fallen at the same hurdle again". "I'm sure that most of the players on the tour, if not all, feel that", he said.

Roared on by a packed Court One crowd, she grew stronger and stronger as the match progressed, dominating the baseline duel. "It's like, 'Oh, my goodness, don't do that ever again!' That was really tough for me". Garcia has won six of her last seven matches on grass court.

Britain's Naomi Broady crashed out 6-4 6-2 to Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania.

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