British No. 1 Johanna Konta has Tweeted out the fruits of her baking efforts the last few weeks.
It turned out that she’s sharpening her skills because her season is already over.
Konta, who was in the race for the WTA Tour Finals in Singapore until a week ago, had still hoped to be there as an alternate, and then go on to play the second-tier finals in Zhuhai, China the following week.
But that won’t happen now.
The foot injury that exacerbated her on-court struggles during the second half of the season has yet to sufficiently heal.
And on top of that, Konta has split with coach Wim Fissette after just one season.
Of course, it was a mutual decision and they’ve parted on the best of terms.
Because isn’t that always the way?
“After careful thought and discussion, Wim Fissette and I have mutually decided to end our working relationship. Things ended very amicably and I wish Wim all the best. We’ve achieved a lot together and I want to thank him for all his patience, hard work and expertise,” Konta said in a statement.
“I will be working with my team over the coming weeks to find the right way forward for me and my tennis. The goal is to get a new coach or coaches in place as soon as possible but the focus will be on making the right decision rather than a quick decision.”
Thank you to you for being a great coach and most importantly a great person to work with this season. Wishing you all the best as well! https://t.co/Vm0nmZjT1n
— Johanna Konta (@JoKonta91) October 18, 2017
Konta was a surprise champion in Miami. She reached a career-best No. 4 after her semi-final effort at Wimbledon.