Johanna Konta is Britain’s number one tennis player and a formidable competitor in the sport globally. With an enviable trophy cabinet, gained from playing for both Great Britain and Australia, she reached a world ranking of number 4 in 2017 and her career has continued from strength to strength. Now Konta shares her journey to success with audiences worldwide, as a keynote and after dinner speaker, popular for her inspirational and motivational talks.
At the top of her playing game, Johanna Konta is fast and focused on an offensive baseline playing style, which has seen her achieve great success since turning professional in 2008. As the current British number one, she has won 11 singles titles and four double titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit, accompanied by an impressive three WTA Tour wins. With a trophy cabinet fit to bursting, which she amassed in just over a decade, it’s easy to see how Konta obtained her world number four ranking in 2017.
Potentially the most prestigious tournament of the tennis calendar is the Grand Slams. Johannah Konta has also achieved a high level of success in these tournaments, inlcuding reaching the 2016 Australian Open semi final and the same level in the 2017 Wimbledon Open. Later the same year Konat reigned victorious in the Miami Open, taking home the top spot.
Most recently Konta has been dealing with the setback of a knee injury which has plagued her since the start of 2019. Not one to be held back, she has worked with specialists to ensure she can continue her winning success in 2020 and is set to complete throughout the whole season.
Through her work as a sports speaker, Joannah Konta explores what it takes to reach the height of success in your chosen field and the hurdles you have to overcome. The topics she covers are equally as inspiring and educational for an audience from a sports and corporate background due to her ability to adapt her message for the given event. A powerful woman in tennis, and one of the UK’s best sportspeople, Joannah Konta will inspire your guests to chase their dreams, through her lived experience, told in an exciting talk.