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Konta ‘didn’t want to watch’ Wimbledon after Covid-enforced withdrawal

* British No 1 missed SW19 and Olympics in Covid-hit summer * Konta faces Kristina Mladenovic in US Open on Monday Johanna Konta has opened up about her torrid, Covid-19-affected summer, during which she was withdrawn from Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament as a close contact of an infected team member. The British No 1 then contracted the virus herself, ruling her out of the Olympics. Although she watched the Tokyo Games, Konta says that she could not bring herself to watch Wimbledon while sitting at home in quarantine, and that she had to “make peace with” the frustration of not being able to compete. Continue reading...

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