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Will 'competitive, fit and focused' Konta reach Wimbledon final?

Will 'competitive, fit and focused' Konta reach Wimbledon final?

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Wimbledon 2017 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 JulyLive: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times.Johanna Konta must overcome five-time champion Venus Williams if she is to become the first British woman to reach a Wimbledon singles final for 40 years.Sixth seed Konta, 26, takes on the 37-year-old American in Thursday's second Centre Court match at about 15:00 BST.It is the first time since Virginia Wade in 1977 that Britain has had a woman in the Wimbledon semi-finals.Spain's Garbine Muguruza plays Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the first semi-final at 13:00.Konta's journey from quiet child to Grand Slam semi-finalWho is the real Johanna Konta?Injured Murray proud of runKonta...
Murray knocked out of Wimbledon quarter-finals in five sets by Querrey

Murray knocked out of Wimbledon quarter-finals in five sets by Querrey

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Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 JulyLive: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times.Defending champion Andy Murray appeared hampered by injury as he was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Sam Querrey on Centre Court.Querrey, 29, won 3-6 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 6-1 6-1 to become the first American man to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since Andy Roddick at Wimbledon in 2009.Murray, 30, led by a set and a break but the Briton lost 12 of the last 14 games as he struggled physically.An injury to Novak Djokovic means Murray will remain as world number one.Second seed Djo...
Manchester United transfer news: 'Dier and Perisic are smokescreens for Fabinho and Alexis!' Red Devil fans debate rumour

Manchester United transfer news: 'Dier and Perisic are smokescreens for Fabinho and Alexis!' Red Devil fans debate rumour

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Eric Dier reportedly fancies a move to Man UnitedWednesday, July 12, 2017Reports have been doing the rounds suggesting Eric Dier is open to a move to Manchester United this summer.With their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic reportedly on the verge of collapse, the Red Devils have set their sights on the 23-year-old England international.United vice-chairman Ed Woodward is said to have spoken to Daniel Levy at the start of the summer, and the Tottenham chief made it clear Dier is categorically not for sale.But with United willing to spend big, and boyhood United fan Dier apparently keen on a move to Old Trafford, could Spurs allow another player to swap north London for Manchester?Here is what a selection of United fans think about the prospect...Let's block ads! (Why?)
Konta becomes first British women's Wimbledon semi-finalist for 39 years

Konta becomes first British women's Wimbledon semi-finalist for 39 years

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Media playback is not supported on this device Johanna Konta beat Romanian second seed Simona Halep in a thrilling match to become Britain's first women's Wimbledon semi-finalist since 1978.Sixth seed Konta, 26, fought back to win 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 and match Virginia Wade's feat of 39 years ago.With Wade watching from the Royal Box, Konta served superbly to win in two hours and 38 minutes and set up a semi-final against American Venus Williams."I've always believed in my own ability and I've always dreamt big," she said. "But I'm much more process orientated, so I don't give myself too much time to dream. I'm more focused on the work."Relive how Konta's quarter-final win as it happened'I'm tremendously proud to be part of a little ...
Andy Murray column: My first Wimbledon, the Lions, and learning from boxing

Andy Murray column: My first Wimbledon, the Lions, and learning from boxing

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Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BSTLive: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times.When I first played at Wimbledon I ate pizza before my matches and was staying in someone's basement, so I've come a pretty long way.I didn't actually know that I was through to my 10th Wimbledon quarter-final until someone told me after Monday's match.This is the tournament, and Centre Court is the place, where I've played my best tennis, and I guess that consistency proves it.I lost that first quarter-final in 2008 in straight sets to Rafael Nadal, and I must admit I ...