JACKSON WADE is dating the top-ranked British women’s tennis player, but who is he?
The pair have been reportedly dating since Konta’s victory at 2017 Miami Open against Caroline Wozniacki in April.
Who is Jackson Wade?
Wade is originally from Newton Aycliffe in Count Durham.
Konta’s partner boasts a 1st class degree in digital film making from the SEA Institute in 2014.
Following his graduation from the course, Wade stayed at the institute as Digital Film Making Degree Programme Supervisor.
Not only is Wade a whizz with a camera, he also owns his own business.
He is the co-owner of 90SecondStory, which creates films and videos for other businesses throughout the U.K.
Due to his extensive knowledge of the industry, Wade was hired by the Lawn Tennis Assocation in 2016 as a video and photography manager.
How is Konta doing at Wimbledon?
Johanna Konta become the first British woman into a Wimbledon semi-final since 1978 after her gutsy win on Tuesday.
Following her victory against Romanian second seed Simona Halep, the 26-year-old has made history.
Sixth seed Konta fought back to win 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-5) 6-4.
Konta faces her biggest challenge to date on Thursday, facing five-time champion Williams in the quarter-final.
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