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Samantha Stosur Biography

Samantha "Sam" Jane Stosur is an Australian professional tennis player, best known for winning the 2011 US Open singles title. Stosur's professional debut into the tennis world was in 1999 on the ITF circuit. In 2001 she won four straight ITF titles. In 2006, Stosur and Raymond won 18 straight matches, winning titles in Tokyo, Memphis, Indian Wells, and Miami. They also won in Charleston, at the French Open, and the WTA Tour Championships. The following year, Stosur and Lisa Raymond successfully defended their doubles titles in Tokyo, Indian Wells, and Miami and proceeded to win the German Open in Berlin. In 2010, Stosur began her clay season at the Family Circle Cup, where she defeated Vera Zvonareva for her fifth consecutive victory over the Russian and won her second and biggest WTA title, which put her back inside the top 10 at world no. 10. She is the only Australian woman to have won this title. Stosur was the only player in 2010 to defeat both current world no. 1 players, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki. 2011 was the year Stosur won her very first Grand Slam tournament singles title and that too by crushing the three-time champion Serena Williams at her first US Open singles final. She competed in the 2012 London Olympics but lost in the first round to Carla Suárez Navarro. She is a former world No. 1 on the WTA Tour in doubles.

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5 Best Servers in Women's Tennis Today
5 Best Servers in Women's Tennis Today
A robust, strong serve is one of the best weapons in a player's arsenal, and getting a good first serve in helps a player declare themselves from ...
Australian Open 2017: Seeds who crumbled on Day 2
Australian Open 2017: Seeds who crumbled on Day 2
With Day 3 underway, let's take a look at some of the seeds who were eliminated from Day 2 of the Australian Open.
Konta defeats Stosur in WTA Elite Trophy
Konta defeats Stosur in WTA Elite Trophy
Rio Olympics: Shuttlers, tennis stars enliven dismal day for India (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Shuttlers, tennis stars enliven dismal day for India (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics 2016: Mirza/Bopanna reach mixed doubles QF with 7-5,6-4 win over Stosur/Peers
Rio Olympics 2016: Mirza/Bopanna reach mixed doubles QF with 7-5,6-4 win over Stosur/Peers
The 4th seeds registered a strong win against decent opposition to progress to the next round.
Rio Olympics, Mixed Doubles Tennis: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna have realistic chances of reaching semis
Rio Olympics, Mixed Doubles Tennis: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna have realistic chances of reaching semis
A complete analysis of India's medal chances in mixed doubles at Rio.
French Open: Novak Djokovic hopes to be fourth time lucky
French Open: Novak Djokovic hopes to be fourth time lucky
Both the World No. 1s - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams - are looking to create history this weekend.
French Open Round-Up: Stan Wawrinka to face Andy Murray in semi-finals
French Open Round-Up: Stan Wawrinka to face Andy Murray in semi-finals
Besides them, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic created history on Wednesday at the 2016 French Open.
French Open Round-up: Agnieszka Radwanska and Simona Halep fall on another rain-marred day
French Open Round-up: Agnieszka Radwanska and Simona Halep fall on another rain-marred day
Radwanska and Halep upsets made the only headlines of yet another wet Parisian day.
Who Said What: The most interesting quotes from French Open week 1
Who Said What: The most interesting quotes from French Open week 1
Presenting a collection of the best quotes from the players during the first week of the 2016 French Open.
French Open Round-up: Rafael Nadal withdraws; Petra Kvitova shocked
French Open Round-up: Rafael Nadal withdraws; Petra Kvitova shocked
The Spaniard was scheduled to play his third round match against Marcel Granollers on Saturday.
French Open Round-up: Andy Murray scrapes through; Stan Wawrinka wins
French Open Round-up: Andy Murray scrapes through; Stan Wawrinka wins
Unlike the men, the top women notched comfortable wins on Day 4 of the 2016 French Open.
Prague Open: Lucie Safarova defeats Samantha Stosur to clinch title
Prague Open: Lucie Safarova defeats Samantha Stosur to clinch title
It was 29-year-old Safarova's first title of the season since she was stopped in the first round five times so far this year.
WTA Charleston round-up: Kerber, Kasatkina in quarter-finals; Venus out
WTA Charleston round-up: Kerber, Kasatkina in quarter-finals; Venus out
While former winners Venus and Stosur bowed out, defending champion Kerber reached the quarter-finals
Defending champion Angelique Kerber survives a scare at Charleston
Defending champion Angelique Kerber survives a scare at Charleston
It was this very Charleston green clay tournament last year that sparked off Kerber's title-winning spree
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