STAR WING Press Release, November 11, 2018
StarWing Sports announced the signing of Johanna Konta, British tennis star, to a multi-year global management representation agreement.
“Johanna is more than an amazing athlete, she has strong human qualities and we are delighted to start this relationship. We will work alongside Johanna to give her all the resources needed to be successful and reach her goals on and off the court”, said Lawrence Frankopan, StarWing founder and CEO.
Konta will be joining a roster at StarWing which includes 18 Grand Slam Champion and Legend Chrisse Evert, Wimbledon Champion Goran Ivanisevic, Triple Grand Slam Champion Stan Wawrinka, Karen Khachanov, Gael Monfils and current ATP British number one Kyle Edmund among others.
“I am excited to start a collaboration with StarWing Sports Management. With many years of experience in the business managing and building players careers I believe I’m in very capable hands. Their creative team and strategic approach to a competitive business has really impressed me. The way they work is very unique compared to the rest of the industry and I’m excited to build a long lasting relationship with them in years to come,” said Konta.
The current WTA British number one become, in 2016, the first Briton to be ranked amongst the WTA’s top ten since Jo Durie in over 30 years. Johanna reached her best singles ranking of world No. 4 on 17 July 2017, she has won 3 singles titles on the WTA tour to date and has reached the semifinal at Wimbledon in 2017.