Konta splits from coach, done for season

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LONDON (AP) Johanna Konta has split from her coach and says she will not play in the remaining tennis tournaments this season while she recovers from a foot injury.

The British player started working with Wim Fissette ahead of the 2017 season, during which she won the Miami Open and reached the Wimbledon semifinals in July.

Konta said in a statement released Wednesday it was a "mutual decision" to split with Fissette and that she feels "very excited and optimistic about the future."

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