Samantha Stosur

  • Fed Cup semi: Stosur to lead Australia vs Germany 09-04-2014 05:21 PM

    Brisbane: Samantha Stosur will lead Australia in its Fed Cup semi-final against Germany beginning April 19 in Brisbane. Australia captain Alicia Molik said on Wednesday that Casey Dellacqua, Ashleigh Barty and Storm Sanders were also in the team for the two-day contest at Pat Rafter Arena. Australia and Germany have...
  • Stosur, del Potro warm up for Australian open with tough wins 08-01-2014 03:20 PM

    Sydney: Former US Open champions Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina and Samantha Stosur of Australia rallied to win their second-round matches against tough French opponents Wednesday at Australian Open warm-up tournaments. Del Potro beat Nicolas Mahut 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Sydney International, while Stosur saved two match points...
  • Simona Halep beats Samantha Stosur to win Tournament of Champions 04-11-2013 09:02 AM

    Sofia: Romanian Simona Halep battled back from a set down to beat former US Open champion Samantha Stosur 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in a thrilling Tournament of Champions final on Sunday to capture her sixth title of the year. Winning the season-ending WTA event at the Armeets Arena in Sofia earned...
  • Ivanovic beats Stosur at Tournament of Champions 01-11-2013 09:38 AM

    Sofia: Ana Ivanovic overcame Sam Stosur 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 on Thursday for her second straight victory in the group stage at the season-ending WTA Tournament of Champions. The two-time tournament winner played very aggressively to win the opening set in just 30 minutes. Stosur then broke Ivanovic's serve in the...
  • Richard Gasquet, Simona Halep win Kremlin Cup titles 20-10-2013 06:41 PM

    Moscow: Top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France won the 10th title of his career by rallying to beat qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Kremlin Cup on Sunday. Simona Halep of Romania claimed the fifth title of her career by beating Samantha Stosur of...
  • Samantha Stosur reaches final at Kremlin Cup 19-10-2013 05:15 PM

    Moscow: Samantha Stosur and Simona Halep advanced to the final of the Kremlin Cup with straight-sets victories Sunday. Stosur proceeded to her second straight final by beating her doubles partner Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-4, while Halep routed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 6-1 to advance to her fifth final this season. Kuznetsova...
  • Stosur to face Kuznetsova in Kremlin Cup semis 18-10-2013 06:22 PM

    Moscow: Samantha Stosur and doubles partner Svetlana Kuznetsova will meet in the Kremlin Cup semifinals after both players won in straight sets Friday. Stosur extended her unbeaten run to eight matches by defeating former No. 1 player Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 6-4. Kuznetsova eliminated second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-2, 6-3. Defending men's...
  • Stosur, Ivanovic reach Kremlin Cup quarter-finals 17-10-2013 05:28 PM

    Moscow: Former Grand Slam champions Ana Ivanovic and Samantha Stosur advanced to the Kremlin Cup quarterfinals with straight-sets victories on Thursday to set up a rematch of last year's semi-final. The former top-ranked Ivanovic beat Klara Zakopalova 6-3, 6-1, while former U.S. Open winner Stosur extended her winning streak to...
  • Samantha Stosur, Svetlana Kuznertsova advance at Kremlin Cup 16-10-2013 09:31 PM

    Moscow: Seventh-seeded Samantha Stosur advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup by beating Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday. Stosur, coming off her second title this season and fifth of her career, converted four of 11 break opportunities. "I played really well today and Kaia was a really...
  • Samantha Stosur to face Eugenie Bouchard in Japan Open final 12-10-2013 01:54 PM

    Osaka: Samantha Stosur swept past American teenager Madison Keys and into the final of the Japan Open after a powerful performance in Osaka on Saturday. Australian Stosur, the No.3 seed and winner of this tournament four years ago, held all of her service games and gave Keys barely a chance...
  • Stosur, Keys, Bouchard, Nara in Japan Open semis 11-10-2013 07:59 PM

    Osaka: Former champion Samantha Stosur reached the Japan Open semifinals, beating Misaki Doi of Japan 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 on Friday. Awaiting the third-seeded Stosur on Saturday is American teenager Madison Keys, who advanced to her first WTA semifinals with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over China's Zheng Jie. In the other...
  • Stosur reaches Osaka quarters, Lisicki injured 10-10-2013 08:27 PM

    Osaka: Samantha Stosur beat Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-2 at the Japan Open on Wednesday and became the highest remaining seed after Wimbledon runner-up Sabine Lisicki withdrew hurt. No. 2-seeded Lisicki hurt her left hip, and pulled out from her scheduled second-round match with Polana Hercog, who advanced to a quarterfinal...
  • Stosur reaches Osaka quarters, Lisicki injured 09-10-2013 10:26 PM

    Osaka: Samantha Stosur beat Swiss qualifier Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-2 at the Japan Open on Wednesday and became the highest remaining seed after Wimbledon runner-up Sabine Lisicki withdrew hurt. No. 2-seeded Lisicki hurt her left hip, and pulled out from her scheduled second-round match with Polana Hercog of Slovenia. Hercog...
  • Samantha Stosur reaches Japan Open quarters 09-10-2013 03:29 PM

    Osaka: Third-seeded Samantha Stosur beat Swiss qualifier Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-4, 6-2 at the Japan Open on Wednesday to reach her first quarter-final since her title run in Carlsbad in August. Stosur lost serve twice but broke Bencic five times and will next face either Kimiko Date-Krumm or Misaki...
  • Samantha Stosur beats Johanna Larsson at Japan Women's Open 07-10-2013 04:10 PM

    Osaka: Third-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia defeated Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-4, 6-2 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Japan Women's Open. In other first-round matches, seventh-seeded Monica Puig of Puerto Rico beat defending champion Heather Watson of Britain 6-4, 6-4. Fifth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada...
  • Federer and Djokovic cruise, Stosur stunned at US Open 28-08-2013 08:27 AM

    New York: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic blasted their way into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday with ruthless efficiency, crushing their hapless opponents in straight sets on an action-packed second day at Flushing Meadows. Defying the sceptics who had dismissed his chances of winning a sixth...
  • Stosur, Tomic to team at Hopman Cup 20-08-2013 11:50 AM

    Perth: Former US Open champion Samantha Stosur will team with Bernard Tomic as hosts Australia attempt to break a 14-year title drought at the Hopman Cup mixed teams tennis tournament. Stosur will play the event for the first time since 2010, while Tomic returns after beating world No. 1 Novak...
  • Australia's Samantha Stosur splits with coach 17-08-2013 09:16 AM

    Melbourne: Australia's Sam Stosur has split with her long-time coach David Taylor, the former US Open champion said on Saturday. Taylor oversaw Stosur's transformation from a doubles specialist into a formidable singles player after teaming up with the Australian during her comeback from the tick-borne Lyme disease which sidelined her...
  • Big names begin final US Open tune-up in Cincinnati 13-08-2013 11:47 AM

    Former US Open champion Samantha Stosur continued her buildup to the season's final grand slam with a convincing 6-1, 7-5 win over Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova in first round action at the Western and Southern Open on Monday. The Australian 11th seed is among a host of former-grand slam winners making...
  • Sam Stosur, Venus Williams advance to 2nd round in Ohio 13-08-2013 09:03 AM

    Mason: Former US Open champion Sam Stosur moved into the second round of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-1, 7-5 win over Svetlana Kuznetsova on Monday. Stosur, who won the 2011 US Open, lost in the round of 16 at the Rogers Cup in Toronto last week after...
  • Samantha Stosur beats Victoria Azarenka to win Carlsbad Open 05-08-2013 08:41 AM

    California: Sam Stosur won the Southern California Open on Sunday for her first title in nearly two years, beating top-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 6-3. The fifth-seeded Stosur of Australia had lost all of her previous eight matches against Azarenka, winning only two sets. The win was Stosur's fourth career singles...
  • Victoria Azarenka to meet Samantha Stosur in Carlsbad final 04-08-2013 02:06 PM

    Carlsbad, California: Top seed Victoria Azarenka overcame a lapse of concentration to defeat Ana Ivanovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 and reach the final of the Carlsbad Open on Saturday. Playing in her first tournament since suffering knee and hip injuries at Wimbledon, the Belarussian dug herself out of a second-set hole...
  • World no. 83 Govortsova upsets Samantha Stosur in Stanford 24-07-2013 11:20 AM

    Stanford: Olga Govortsova figured a few extra matches the past week led to an extra special win. Ranked 83rd in the world, Govortsova ended a frustrating streak with a convincing 6-2, 6-4 victory over No. 2 seed Samantha Stosur in the second round at the Bank of the West Classic...
  • Sania Mirza, Bethanie Mattek-Sands in quarters of Rome WTA event 16-05-2013 03:55 PM

    Rome: Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands scored a straight set win over Francesca Schiavone and Samantha Stosur to move to the quarter-finals of the WTA Premier event, here. The sixth seeded Indo-American pair registered a 6-4 6-3 win over the Italian-Australian combination in one hour and 13...
  • Robson, Suarez Navarro pull off upset wins in Madrid 07-05-2013 09:43 AM

    Madrid: Britain's Laura Robson and Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro conjured up big first-round upset victories at the Madrid Open when they surprised fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and ninth-seeded Australian Samantha Stosur on Monday. Robson, the world number 41, thumped Radwanska 6-3 6-1 on the clay at the Magic...