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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  • No Serena, But No. 1 Kerber and 8 of Top 10 at Loaded WTA Wuhan
  • seeds or un-seeds floating around in the bottom half are former world No. 2 and No. 9 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova, No. 16 Sam Stosur, unseeded former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, the free-swinging Ekaterina Makarova, Belinda Bencic, Lucie Safarova, No. 10 Dominika Cibulkova,...
  • 2016-09-23
  • Muguruza, 5 of Top 10 at Loaded Tokyo; WTA Previews
  • American Keys, the Czech Kvitova, Japan's Naomi Osaka, and Russian Olesya Pervushina...Pulling from the event were Simona Halep, Samantha Stosur, Sloane Stephens and Daria Gavrilova...Radwasnak beat Bencic in last year's final...Radwanska looking to become the first back-to-back winn...
  • 2016-09-18
  • Sloppy Serena, Strong Venus Win Thurs. at US Open; Kerber, Keys in Friday Features
  • on the day as American Varvara Lepchenko outlasted No. 15 Timea Bacsinszky 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, and China's Zhang Shuai ousted No. 16 Samantha Stosur 6-3, 6-3. Bacsinszky twice led by a break in the third set but could not close the door. "It's a miracle," the 30-year-old Lepchenko ...
  • 2016-09-01
  • Serena Fast Starter at US Open, Venus Survives; Wozniacki vs. Kuznetsova on Wednesday
  • seeded winners were No. 11 Carla Suarez Navarro double-bageling Brazil's Teliana Pereira, No. 15 Timea Bacsinszky, No. 16 Samantha Stosur surviving Camila Giorgi 6-1 in the third, No. 17 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, No. 19 Elena Vesnina beating Estonia's Anett Kontaveit in three,...
  • 2016-08-31
  • US Open Women's Preview: Is Serena Too Old To Win? Can Kerber Claim No. 1?
  • against former US Open semifinalist Ekatarina Makarova who beat Serena at a hard court Grand Slam at the 2012 Australian Open. There's Sam Stosur who beat Serena in the US Open final in 2012 and in the quarters she could run into Simona Halep who's having herself a great summer. Young...
  • 2016-08-28
  • US Open Seedings: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams On Top And Tournament Favorites
  • Querrey. Tomas Berdych is the other big name to have withdrawn. In the women's draw, Serena Williams and sister Venus along with Sam Stosur and Svetlana Kuznetsova are past champions. This year, Serena is looking to break the record for the most Grand Slam singles titles in t...
  • 2016-08-23
  • 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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