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Kerber ends Konta fairytale to set up Serena final

Kerber ends Konta fairytale to set up Serena final

Seventh seed Angelique Kerber tamed British hope Johanna Konta to reach the Australian Open final on Thursday, where she will face dominant world number one Serena Williams.

Goodness gracious! Konta ends 32-year British wait

Goodness gracious! Konta ends 32-year British wait

A relieved Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final since 1984 Monday when she came through a three-set slugfest at the Australian Open, afterwards exclaiming: “Goodness gracious!”