Tim Henman backs Johanna Konta to come good


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Former British number one Tim Henman has claimed that Johanna Konta will find her form and could go further at Wimbledon than she did in 2017.

Konta, the British number one, has struggled for form this season despite breaking into the WTA’s top ten last year The 27-year-old reached the final four at SW19 last season but was unable to progress in the end.

However, her season took a turn for the worse and she won just two matches before taking a break over the winter.

Konta has already been knocked out of the Australian Open and French Open in the early rounds but she will be the main attraction for British fans this summer.

In the men’s game Andy Murray is a doubt, while Kyle Edmund has struggled to prove his form on grass.

Konta reached the final of the Nature Valley Open last week and Henman believes she will raise her game when she returns to SW19 in July.

“I think she can really emulate or improve on her performance last year,” Henman said.

“She played fantastically well, had some unbelievable matches on Centre Court with some great atmospheres and I think she has got to use those memories, experiences from last year and try and play as well.

“She hasn’t had perhaps the most consistent year but she is still a great player and hopefully she can give the British crowd something to cheer about.”

The last seven majors have been won by seven different players and you can back Konta to win this summer at odds of 26.00.

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