Johanna Konta of British Bulldogs plays a forehand in her match against Jodie Burrage of Union Jacks during Day One of the St. James's Place Battle Of The Brits Team Tennis at National Tennis Centre on July 27, 2020
Instead, Konta will reportedly switch her focus to playing in the new WTA event in Lexington, USA, called the Top Seed Open, which starts on August 10 and it set to feature Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens.
odie Burrage of Union Jacks touches rackets with Johanna Konta of British Bulldogs after her victory at National Tennis Centre on July 27, 2020 in London
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The US Open starts on August 31 in New York, in what will be the first Grand Slam since the coronavirus pandemic.
“We haven’t had any [WTA player council] meetings for a few weeks but everything is pointing in the direction that it is going to go ahead,” Konta said, regarding the US Open. “Just basing my opinion on all the information that is there, I think it probably will.”