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Sam Stosur Has Serve Go a Bit Off-Course

Fans of tennis know Sam Stosur, the Australian star that used to be ranked #1 in the world in doubles. Well, last night in her doubles matchup alongside partner Svetlana Kuznetsova, Stosur’s powerful serve went a bit off-course. Unfortunately for the duo, they lost their third round match at the Australian Open. Check out the mishap below. The post Sam Stosur Has Serve Go a Bit...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Australian Open's Day 2 highlighted by Serena, Djokovic matches

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Top-ranked players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic see their first action Tuesday at the Australian Open, as does defending men's champion Stan Wawrinka. For the locals, veterans Sam Stosur and Lleyton Hewitt will try, yet again, to begin a quest to win their home Grand Slam. Stosur, who plays Monica Niculescu in the first match on Rod Laver Arena, has...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Juan Martin del Potro withdraws from Brisbane International

  Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has withdrawn from the Brisbane International with a left wrist injury, joining another former U.S. Open champion, Marin Cilic, on the tournament sidelines. Del Potro has been off the tour since undergoing surgery in March, but had targeted Brisbane as his return. The withdrawal of the 2009 U.S. Open champion also leaves him in doubt for the...
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Stosur wins Japan Women's Open again

OSAKA, Japan (AP) Defending champion Sam Stosur recovered from a tough first set to win her third Japan Women's Open title Sunday, defeating Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 7-6 (9-7), 6-3. Stosur, seeded first, didn't drop a set all week in capturing her first WTA title of the season. The 30-year-old Australian was broken by her fifth-seeded opponent in the first game of a tight opening...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Japan Women's Open: Stosur tops Diyas, wins tournament for third time

OSAKA, Japan -- Sam Stosur won the Japan Women's Open for a third time on Sunday with a straight-sets triumph against Zarina Diyas in Osaka. The defending champion Stosur was broken in the first game by the 20-year-old from Kazakhstan, which set the tone for a tight opening set but the No.1 seed drew on her power and experience to win 7-6 (9-7), 6-3. "Zarina played very good match...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Stosur to play Diyas in Osaka final

OSAKA, Japan -- Top-seeded Sam Stosur reached the final of the Japan Women's Open on Saturday with a 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. Stosur is looking for her third title in Osaka and will play fifth-seeded Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan, who reached her first WTA final with a 6-2, 7-5 win against Luksika Kumkhum of Thailand. Stosur said "my game got better in...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur to play Diyas in Osaka final

OSAKA, Japan (AP) Top-seeded Sam Stosur reached the final of the Japan Women's Open on Saturday with a 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. Stosur is looking for her third title in Osaka and will play fifth-seeded Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan, who reached her first WTA final with a 6-2, 7-5 win against Luksika Kumkhum of Thailand. Stosur said ''my game got better...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur opens Japan Women's Open defense with win

OSAKA, Japan (AP) Top-seeded Sam Stosur began the defense of her Japan Women's Open title with a straight-sets victory against Misa Eguchi of Japan on Tuesday. Coming off a semifinals run in the China Open last week, Stosur defeated Eguchi 6-4, 7-5. The two-time Japan champion lined up fellow Australian Jarmila Gajdosova in the second round. Gajdosova has a 2-0 record against Stosur...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fed Cup: Australia leads Russia 2-0

Australia won both opening singles Saturday to take a 2-0 lead over an inexperienced Russia team after the first day of their Fed Cup series. Casey Dellacqua beat Russia's Irina Khromacheva 6-0, 6-2 in the opening singles and Sam Stosur beat Veronika Kudermetova 6-4, 6-0 as Australia chased its first Fed Cup win over Russia since 1983. Dellacqua took just 58 minutes to beat her...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivanovic beats hometown hope at Australian Open

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 U.S. 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 12 attempts that Stosur has failed to advance past the third round at the Australian Open. She lost in the second round last...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur wins 1st-round match at Australian Open

Sam Stosur fought back from 4-1 down in the second set to beat Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Australian Open. Stosur is trying to improve on a mediocre record at her home Grand Slam - she has never advanced past the fourth round at Melbourne Park, and was eliminated in the second round in 2012 and the first round last year. The...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Muguruza wins 1st WTA singles tournament

Qualifier Garbine Muguruza of Spain defeated Klara Zakapalova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-0 to win the Hobart International on Saturday, her first WTA singles title. The 20-year-old Muguzura, who did not drop a set from the qualifiers to the final, joins 2012 champion Mona Barthel as the only qualifiers to win the Hobart event. Muguruza, ranked 58th, beat second-seeded and Wimbledon...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top seed Del Potro advances to Sydney International final

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Sydney International final with a 6-4, 6-2 win Friday over Dmitry Tursunov. The 2009 US Open champion will play either defending champion Bernard Tomic or Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in the final. Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany was to play Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria in the women's final on Friday night. In a preview...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Poland's Janowicz withdraws from Hopman Cup

Wimbledon semifinalist Jerzy Janowicz has pulled out of the Poland team for this month's Hopman Cup with a foot injury. Janowicz was to team with women's No.5 Agnieszka Radwanska at the annual international mixed team tournament in Perth, Australia, which serves as a warm-up for January's Australian Open. He will be replaced in the draw by Davis Cup teammate Grzegorz Panfil. Janowicz...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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