Samantha Stosur - News and More

Samantha Stosur© WTA
  • Nationality: AUS ()
  • Birthdate: March 30, 1984
  • Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
  • Residence: Gold Coast, Australia
  • Turned Pro: Pro (1999)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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  • 2013 Final Ranking: 18
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Coached by Miles Maclagan ... Father is Tony; mother is Dianne; brothers are Daniel, Dominic ... Friend introduced her to tennis at age 8; got a racquet for Ch ... Read Full Bio

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  • Kuznetsova Winless in Russian Shocker; Fed Cup Capsules
  • both her singles, then clinched it in the doubles for the visiting team. AUSTRALIA d. SLOVAKIA 3-2 Aussie Aussie Aussie! Oy oy oy! Sam Stosur takes over for the Aussies, winning both her singles then clinching it in the doubles with Casey Dellacqua in three sets. USA d. POLAND ...
  • 2016-02-07
  • Fed Cup Capsules: Halep Skips Surgery To Compete, Bouchard And Radwanska Skip Out
  • Dominika Cibulkova and Daniela Hantuchova, along with Anna Karolina Schmiedlova defend the home indoor hardcourt against Aussies Sam Stosur, Casey Dellacqua and Jarmila Wolfe. Belarus at Canada Genie Bouchard skipping this tie puts Belarus in the driver's seat, with former w...
  • 2016-01-31
  • World No. 1 Serena Wins, 7 Seeds Don't; Stephens Rants on Day 1 at Australian Open
  • world No. 1 Williams. "I let her back into the match, and it was basically my own fault that I'm not here as the winner." No. 25 Sam Stosur was another high profile, but not unexpected casualty with her homecountry record, losing 6-4, 7-6(6) to Czech Kristyna Pliskova. Also o...
  • 2016-01-18
  • Defending Champions Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Headline Blockbuster Day 1 Australian Open
  • and also at night two former finalists collide in Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Marcos Baghdatis. All eyes of Australia will be on veteran Sam Stosur along with rising superstar Nick Kyrgios who made the quarterfinals a year ago. Kei Nishikori, former No. Caroline Wozniacki, 2-time Wim...
  • 2016-01-17
  • Australian Open Women's Preview: Buckle Up, Here Come the Injuries
  • 4 Seeds: (4) Aggie Radwanska, (6) Petra Kvitova, (10) Carla Suarez Navarro, (13) Roberta Vinci Floaters: (24) Sloane Stephens, (25) Sam Stosur, Genie Bouchard, Dominika Cibulkova, Christina McHale Notes: An easy road for Kvitova if she has shaken off the illness....Potential tou...
  • 2016-01-15
  • Halep, 4 Top 10 Women in WTA Sydney; Men's Field Left Wanting
  • Navarro, Belinda Bencic Women's Floaters: Ana Ivanovic, Sabine Lisicki, Svetlana Kuznetsova, CoCo Vandeweghe, Jelena Jankovic, Sam Stosur, Roberta Vinci Women's Notes: Four Top 10ers among the seeds...Tough starts for (5) Pliskova vs. Ivanovic, (3) Kvitova vs. Lisicki, and ...
  • 2016-01-09
  • Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles
  • Bartoli fell to 5-8. Petkovic will rise to a career-high No. 12 when the Monday rankings are released, one spot behind Bartoli at No. 11.Stosur, Jankovic, Georges on Feature Courts Sunday at French OpenLast year's French Open runner-up Sam Stosur, former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic and Ge...
  • 2011-05-22
  • Kim Clijsters Interview - US Open, Sept 5
  • okay, this is something that tactically can help you maybe a little bit. Q. Can you just talk about your potential matchup with Samantha Stosur. Obviously you beat her quite easily already in the past. Would you feel very confident of getting past her? KIM CLIJSTERS: I don't think ...
  • 2010-09-05
  • More...
  • Stosur, Woz Lead Seeded Exodus at Wimbledon; X-Notes
  • Stosur Fail; Federer v Worm, Djokovic v Dimitrov Tues at ATP/WTA Madrid
  • Sam Stosur v. Francesca Schiavone French Open Final Preview
  • Serena Smacks Woz Around, Faces Stosur in US Open Final
  • Djokovic, Murray Cruise; Stosur, Stephens Out Day 1 at Wimbledon
  • Davydenko, Stosur, Wickmayer Win Titles; Tennis-X Notes


  • Recent fan comments for Samantha Stosur:


    jess
    Says:

    I love you i want to be like you. You are a great tennis player like me

    Posted on May 2, 2012 at 03:48 ET



    Caitlin
    Says:

    Hey im doing a biography about you at school and i hope i do well
    bye

    Posted on September 30, 2011 at 03:17 ET



    Anonymous
    Says:

    Hi Sam I really would like to know if you are the oldest out of your brothers Dominic & Daniel because I'm doing a biography on you for my school project.

    P.S. Gaven State School Rocks!!!
    Mr Woodgate has left now :'(

    Posted on May 9, 2011 at 03:18 ET



    Anonymous
    Says:

    Wow, ive met her. shes is my old best friends close cousin. i met her at a family dinner i went to with the friend, and i know a few of her aunts, and her grandpa. and i also know who samoid, the real one is. its her nickname, but the real samoid is a lizard, and he died recently :( i know that because samoid came from australia, and then he was given to my friend, and ive known him for as long as ive known my friend, which is 6 years. I didnt think she was really famous or anything :P

    Posted on October 2, 2010 at 04:28 ET



    Isabella
    Says:

    Hey i am doing a project at school
    about you i hope i pass bye

    Isabella
    xoxox

    Posted on June 3, 2010 at 22:24 ET



    Esther says;
    Says:

    Good Day Sam, well done. with your next game I pray that you have lots of energy. I'm positive you can do it.

    Posted on June 1, 2010 at 07:48 ET



    Cathy lonsdale
    Says:

    Hi Sam I'm one of your biggest fan i was wondering what your middle name was and can Australia win the tie tomorrow afternoon in Adelaide against Spain

    Posted on February 6, 2010 at 06:13 ET



    Terranean Sloper
    Says:

    Hi. I'm glad the rounds have improved for you. A truly clever and sincere touch to start the year off. I was not very prepared for the moment though anyways, do look after yourself with best wishes! jan24.10

    Posted on January 3, 2010 at 18:36 ET



    Wanda
    Says:

    Hi Sam,

    Happy New Year to you Sam
    I had been watching the match until the news had to come on.
    Found it all exciting nail bitting stuff.
    I have been a tennis fan since childhood and like to see the Aussies do well and give them the pat on the back they deserve when things sometimes don't go well.
    All the best in all your matches in all the tournaments.

    Posted on January 2, 2010 at 02:16 ET



    Triumph
    Says:

    G'day Sambo. I have been a fan of yours since I first saw you around 2001. Quite a gorgeous Aussie in those days. You haven't changed much. Things do seem to be going okay for you. I like the Coast and my youngest bro was there for NZ Wrestling..A very tall mad bugger for 17. Congrats for reaching the third round at Wimbledon and do take care,..(june26.09)

    Posted on June 6, 2009 at 03:30 ET



    Nicole
    Says:

    Well done Sam on getting in the semis at the French Open

    Posted on May 31, 2009 at 01:18 ET



    Declan
    Says:

    Hi Sam, Im a big fan. I would just like to know what sort of preparation you do for grand slams, as I am keen to further my career in the sport and need a bit of help? Good luck at Wimbledon

    Posted on June 9, 2009 at 19:56 ET



    Vanessa
    Says:

    Hi Sam!
    You are really really good!
    I am doing a school english asignment and I am trying to find some interviews that you have done in the past... it is proving more difficult than I thought!
    Could you please give me an idea where to look? Or maybe post some more on your website, when you get time!
    THANK-YOU FOR BEING SO GREAT AND REPRESENTING AUSTRALIA (QUEENSLAND!!!) SO WELL!!!
    :)


    Posted on June 6, 2009 at 05:28 ET



    Simone
    Says:

    You are AWESOME + YOU RULE + I WANT TO BE A GREAT TENNIS PLAYER LIKE YOU

    Posted on March 5, 2009 at 01:17 ET



    zoe
    Says:

    hi samantha i am doing you on my project bye

    Posted on August 3, 2008 at 16:23 ET



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