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Though Venus Williams denied her quest to reach the Wimbledon final today, Johanna Konta believes she will be in position to win Wimbledon one day.

Bidding to become the first British woman to reach the final since Virginia Wade in 1977, the sixth-seeded Konta could not crack Williams’ serve.

Watch: Venus Turns Back Time and Konta

Konta asserts if she can continue to improve, she can win Wimbledon.

“Quite honestly, I think I was in just as much of a shot of winning this tournament here,” Konta said. “I think today it came down on the day, and Venus played better than me. That's really all I can say.

“I mean, I think I definitely have a lot more to improve on. There's a lot of exciting things that I can still get better at, which is exciting for me and exciting for my team, and my own development. But I definitely feel like there's no reason why I would not be able to be in a position to win a title like this one day.”

The first serve and first-strike were key to Williams’ 73-minute triumph.

“She looks to dictate from the very first ball,” Konta said. “When she puts herself in a position to do that, she plays with a lot of depth, a lot of speed, and you don't get much of a chance to get your, I guess, grip into the points.

"So when she is on the offensive, that's where she's her best. If she makes it difficult for you to dictate, then you are a lot of the times at her mercy."

Photo credit: Ashley Western/CameraSport 

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