She was born in Australia to Hungarian parents and while she was training in Spain, her parents moved to the U.K.. Meet Johanna Konta, your new Miami Open champion and citizen of the world.
The 25-year-old calls Great Britain home, and has been representing that country since 2012. But Australia can certainly stand up and demand its share of credit for her rise up the rankings.
With tennis’ increased globalization, Konta’s journey not out of the ordinary. What’s also not out of the ordinary are multiple entities wanting to take credit for her successes.