Johanna Konta knocked out of US Open by Elina Svitolina

The hopes of becoming the first British woman to reach the semi-finals at all four Grand Slam events in the Open era of johanna Konta were hurried by Elina Svitolina at the US Open on Tuesday.
Konta 6-4 6-4 to make it through for her second Grand Slam semi-final was overcome by svitolina and she’ll now face the winner of this match between Serena Williams, continuing her quest to get a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title, along with the Wang Qiang of China.
Winner of four of the previous meetings together with Konta, the Svitolina, extended her dominance within the Briton by wrapping up the game in 1 hour and 40 minutes.
“I believe we were both striking the ball nicely, it was quite even, I’m just really happy with the way I handled the strain. I was only carrying one stage at a time and trying to stay calm,” explained Svitolina.
“For most of the Ukrainians it isn’t so easy once you’re rising up, you do not have a lot of opportunity to travel and that’s why we are so determined if we get them.”
It was nip and tuck in states on Arthur Ashe with seed Svitolina keeping touch with the Briton during some lung-busting rallies before nudging 3-2 ahead. Nevertheless, the seed that was 16th stayed calm and calm, benefiting to hit back.
The Allied, that has reached a career-high No 3, then successfully merged it then piled on the pressure.
Konta, that was the first British player since Jo Durie in 1983 to move this deep in Flushing Meadows, held in the next game and then saved a primary set point as a result of a instinctive angled drop volley, however she was unable to prevent her attempted backhand chopped return sailing long to hands Svitolina the opener.
With star superfan Tom Hiddleston more inside her corner, Konta had been after falling 3-2 down within the set. And she provided a minute of genius thanks to it to a drop shot that enabled her to level up things.
Since the error-count of Konta mounted along with frustration Nevertheless, in a mirror-image of their first set, Svitolina fell back.
The British No 1 saved two match points on serve to end the hopes of Konta but Svitolina continued her aggressive strategy.
She followed her first appearance at Wimbledon in July in the final four of a major by getting back there at Flushing Meadows.

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