Konta out of final U.S. Open tune-up with viral illness

FILE PHOTO: Aug 7, 2018; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Johanna Konta of Great Britain serves against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia (not pictured) in the Rogers Cup tennis tournament at IGA Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) – British number one Johanna Konta withdrew from the final U.S. Open tune-up event in Connecticut with a viral illness, tournament organisers said on Tuesday. Konta, who beat German Laura Siegemund in the first round of the Connecticut Open, was due to face Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro on Tuesday in New Haven. The world […]

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