Jo Konta beaten by Venus Williams in Wimbledon semi

Williams won with unexpected ease, taking 73 minutes to win 6-4 6-2. As well as the veteran Williams played, this was a big missed opportunity for Konta in her second Grand Slam final.

Jo Konta’s Wimbledon dream was abruptly trampled on by an evergreen performance from Venus Williams today, with the American making the final at the grand old age of 37.Williams won with unexpected ease, taking 73 minutes to win 6-4 6-2 and earn herself a meeting with Spain’s Garbine Muguruza.As well as Williams played, this was a big missed opportunity for Konta in her second Grand Slam final, a setting she still did not find herself comfortable in. Two break points went begging at 4-4 in th...