Sam Stosur

  • Fed Cup: Samantha Stosur plays Petkovic to open semi-final 18-04-2014 09:00 AM

    Brisbane: Australian No.1 Samantha Stosur will meet Germany's second-ranked player Andrea Petkovic in the opening match of the Fed Cup World Group semifinal. Friday's draw also pitted Casey Dellacqua against Germany No. 1 Angelique Kerber in the second match Saturday on outdoor hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena. The reverse...
  • Ivanovic beats hometown hope at Australian Open 17-01-2014 04:56 PM

    Melbourne: Former No. 1-ranked Ana Ivanovic ended Sam Stosur's hopes of again making a credible showing in her home Grand Slam when she beat the 2011 US Open champion 6-7 (8), 6-4, 6-2 on Friday night in the third round of the Australian Open. It was the 10th time in...
  • Sam Stosur advances to 3rd round at Australian Open 15-01-2014 04:47 PM

    Melbourne: Sam Stosur is through to the third round of her home Grand Slam for the first time in three years after a 6-2, 6-0 win over Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria at the Australian Open on Wednesday. Playing at Rod Laver Arena and before a partisan crowd that she admits...
  • Stosur hires former Murray coach Maclagan 07-11-2013 08:51 AM

    Melbourne: Former US Open champion Sam Stosur has turned to Andy Murray's former coach Miles Maclagan to help reverse her slide down the world rankings, Tennis Australia said on Thursday. The 29-year-old Australian, who has dropped to 18th in the world from fourth in 2011, failed to get beyond the...
  • Stosur rallies past Bouchard to claim Japan Open title 13-10-2013 01:15 PM

    Australia's Sam Stosur fought back from a set down to claim the Japan Open for a second time on Sunday and deny Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard her first WTA title. The former US Open champion beat her 19-year-old opponent 3-6 7-5 6-2 in Osaka to clinch the $250,000 hard court...
  • Sam Stosur in no rush to appoint new coach 26-08-2013 09:59 AM

    New York: Australia's Sam Stosur said she wanted to take her time before deciding on a new coach after splitting with her long term mentor just before the US Open. The 2011 US Open champion conceded that the timing of her separation from Dave Taylor was "strange" but said she...
  • Razzano stuns Kuznetsova in round one at California 30-07-2013 10:38 AM

    Carlsbad: Virginie Razzano of France stunned two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova with a 6-4, 6-2 win in the first round of the Southern California Open on Monday. Razzano, who needed a wild card to gain entry to the main draw, is ranked No. 131 in the world. Kuznetsova, who...
  • Stosur beats Mladenovic to enter French Open third round 30-05-2013 06:42 PM

    Paris: Ninth-seeded Sam Stosur beat Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-3 to reach the third round of the French Open on Thursday. The former U.S. Open champion saved the only break point she faced, hit 26 winners and broke Mladenovic's serve once in each set. Stosur reached the French Open final...
  • Stosur beats Date-Krumm at French Open 28-05-2013 07:25 PM

    Paris: Sam Stosur, the 2010 French Open runner-up, waited 2.5 hours to play because of rain, then quickly won her opening match at Roland Garros. The Australian swept the first nine games Tuesday and drubbed 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-0, 6-2. Play was delayed at the start on a 55-degree afternoon,...
  • Eugenie Bouchard reaches quarters after Sam Stosur withdraws 05-04-2013 01:42 PM

    Charleston: Australian tennis player Sam Stosur retired with a calf injury from her third-round match at a WTA tour event here in South Carolina. The third seed on Thursday was trailing Canadian qualifier Eugenie Bouchard by a set and was 0-2 down in the second when she felt she couldn't...
  • Sharapova beats Stosur at WTA Championships 26-10-2012 09:50 PM

    Istanbul: Maria Sharapova swept past Sam Stosur 6-0, 6-3 at the WTA Championships on Friday to retain a small chance of finishing the year as the No. 1-ranked player in the world. If Victoria Azarenka beats Li Na in the final match of the day, however, she will be assured...