Johanna Konta insists she’s capable of winning a Grand Slam title as long as she keeps giving herself the opportunity.
The British no 1 has enjoyed a fine season with a semi-final in the French Open and culminating in the US Open.
However, Elina Svitolina, the seed ended that operate at Flushing Meadows, about Arthur Ashe.
Konta attempted to become the first woman to reach the semi-finals at New York because Jo Durie in 1983.
But then she fell short Svitolina extending her 100 per cent record against Konta to five games, against a familiar foe.
“I really do feel that was likely the finest I sensed her play against me. She played well, to be honest,” said Konta.
“Truly, I didn’t play badly whatsoever. I felt like I was doing a lot of things on the market, a great deal of the things.
“She only made me play that excess ball. It’s frustrating. You know, I would have loved to have come through that and come through a struggle just like her, however, I guess it will only have to another time.
“I certainly think it’s simply the more opportunities I provide myself like this, the more opportunities I have of going a step further and much more steps further.
“I don’t have any doubts or some other hindsight in that which I did before or during this game. I think I did lots of things.
“I believe I can definitely still get better and better. I can take a great deal of good things from this still.”
To get Konta, it is currently a trip to Broadway to see celebrity Tom Hiddleston in’Betrayal’. It is major appearances, having reached the last four.
The 24-year-old said:”I believe we were equally striking the ball nicely, it was rather even. I trying to remain calm and just took one stage at a time.
“I was relieved that I could function it out and only happy with the way I handled the strain ”