Konta Masterclass in New York – Backhand, Intensity, Variety + Service Return

Tennis Talk

Sometimes you just have to put your hands together and say ‘too good’. British number one Johanna Konta put on a masterclass as she pretty much strolled past Belinda Bencic to reach the fourth round of the US Open.

The first few games were close and then it quickly turned into one way traffic as the Brit just took control in what was an all-round perfect performance.


The Konta backhand is one of the best on tour, from that left side to the middle of the court it was exceptional.


It’s such an incredible shot. I was watching the match and just ended up laughing to myself at just the brilliance and accuracy giving Bencic no chance at all.

Konta BH middle

It’s not just about producing brilliant backhand winners but you will see a lot of Konta going for that big backhand swing from the centre of the court going deep…

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