History-maker Konta bests Halep in quarter-final epic

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Johanna Konta won a place at the Wimbledon semi-final table on Tuesday in a feast of tension-filled tennis, powering past Simona Halep in three epic sets to become the first British woman to reach the last four in almost 40 years.

In a match dripping with tension towards the business end of one of the most open women’s grasscourt grand slams in years Konta rode a wave of home support to win 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 6-4.

The sixth seed and second-seeded Halep were facing each other for the first time since a turbulent Fed Cup tie in April.

Serving up the only tennis show in town as the...


History-maker Konta bests Halep in quarter-final epic


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