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After big win, Naomi Osaka gets another test: Japanese media

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Naomi Osaka, an 18-year-old tennis player from Japan, faced a room overflowing with Japanese journalists on Tuesday after beating Donna Vekic in the first round of the Australian Open for her first-ever win at a Grand Slam tournament. As is customary at news conferences at Melbourne Park, the moderator called for questions in English first. Osaka looked...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerber beats Stosur in Hong Kong Open semifinals

HONG KONG (AP) Angelique Kerber of Germany beat fifth-seeded Samantha Stosur 6-2, 6-2 Saturday in the Hong Kong Open semifinals to move within one win of cementing her place in the WTA Finals in Singapore. The second-seeded Kerber plays the winner of the other semifinal between Venus Williams and Jelena Jankovic. Kerber can ensure she is part of the WTA Finals if she wins the Hong...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Venus Williams reaches semifinals at Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG (AP) Venus Williams closed in on a spot in the season-ending WTA Finals by beating Alize Cornet 6-1, 6-1 Friday to reach the Hong Kong Open semifinals. The third-seeded American, a seven-time Grand Slam champion, won the Wuhan Open this month. Williams will next meet either Jelena Jankovic or Daria Gavrilova. Angelique Kerber and Samantha Stosur also advanced, and will...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jankovic, Stosur advance to quarterfinals at Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG (AP) Jelena Jankovic and Samantha Stosur advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open on Wednesday, both winning in straight sets. Jankovic, a former top-ranked player from Serbia, beat Anastasia Rodionova of Australia 6-0, 6-2. Stosur defeated Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 6-4, 6-4. ''It was more difficult than it looked,'' said Stosur, the 2011 U.S. Open champion...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucic-Baroni defeats Stosur in 1st round at Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China (AP) Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia beat former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur of Australia 6-2, 6-1 on Sunday in the opening round of the Wuhan Open. The 85th-ranked Lucic-Baroni saved all four break points and wrapped up the match in just under an hour against her 22nd-ranked opponent. Stosur won the U.S. Open in 2011 and also made the final of the French Open...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Muguruza advances to quarterfinals of Pan Pacific Open

TOKYO (AP) Garbine Muguruza of Spain beat Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open. The third-seeded Muguruza saved 11 of 14 break points to dispatch of Strycova in 1 hour, 45 minutes at Ariake Colosseum and set up a quarterfinal with eighth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland. Bencic rallied to beat Samantha...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Day 8 preview

The U.S. Open has some great matches to see on Labor Day. I’ll preview some of the key matches and predict who will be advancing in New York. Roger Federer vs. John Isner  This is a good news/bad news scenario for Isner. The good news is that he isn’t playing Philipp Kohlschreiber, the guy that’s beaten him in New York the past few years. The bad news is that he’s playing...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. Open women's preview: Can anyone stop Serena?

By Jennifer Piro. The U.S. Open has arrived. The story of the tournament will be Serena Williams’ attempt to complete the calendar Grand Slam, which has not been done since 1988. She’s the overwhelming favorite to win the tournament. She’s won the Open for three years running, so New York has been a happy hunting ground for her. She’ll undoubtedly feel some pressure attempting...
Via isportsweb.com
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Citi Open Tennis Tournament Nears Quarterfinal Rounds in Washington DC

As the tennis season waits for the fourth and final Major championship in Queens, New York, big-time players from the ATP Tour have been playing in our nation’s capital at the Citi Open, benefiting the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation. The field for the Citi Open certainly doesn’t lack star power, as Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic, John Isner, Richard Gasquet...
Via Attacking The Net
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Knapp beats top-seeded Errani to reach Gastein Ladies final

BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) Karin Knapp outlasted top-seeded Sara Errani 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-5 to set up a final against Australia's Samantha Stosur at the Gastein Ladies on Sunday. The all-Italian match was moved from Saturday because of rain. The final will be played later Sunday. The 43rd-ranked Knapp rallied from 3-0 down to take the opening set in a tiebreaker. Errani, who is ranked...
Via AP on Fox
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Stosur beats Schmiedlova to reach Gastein Ladies final

BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) Samantha Stosur reached her second final of the season after winning the last five games to beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-1, 7-5 at the Gastein Ladies on Saturday. The 23rd-ranked Australian, who won her seventh career title in Strasbourg in May, will play top-seeded Sara Errani or fellow Italian Karin Knapp in Sunday's final. The second...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stosur, Schmiedlova reach semifinals at Gastein Ladies

BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) Samantha Stosur advance to her second semifinal of the season by beating Danka Kovinic of Montenegro 6-3, 6-2 Friday at the Gastein Ladies. The second-seeded Australian, who won her seventh career title in Strasbourg in May, avoided break points to set up a semifinal match against Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia. A week after winning in Bucharest...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Friedsam retires with ankle injury at Gastein Ladies

BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) German tennis player Anna-Lena Friedsam was carried off the court on a stretcher after spraining her ankle while leading Klara Koukalova of Czech Republic 6-1, 4-0 in the first round of the Gastein Ladies on Monday. Tournament organizers had no immediate update on Friedsam's injury. The 21-year-old German reached a career-high 73rd on this week's WTA rankings...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Strycova advances in Swedish Open

BASTAD, Sweden (AP) Third-seeded Barbora Strycova beat Grace Min of the United States 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Swedish Open. It was Strycova's fifth appearance at Bastad and the Czech player next faces Russia's Evgeniya Rodina. Two other seeded players, Carina Witthoeft and Tatjana Maria, both made early exits. Fifth-seeded Witthoeft started well but...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

French Open Day 6: Matches to Watch

The first week of the 2015 French Open is nearing an end. In recent years the top men have made it through the early stages of majors with ease, while some of the top women have been prone to upsets. That pattern seems to be continuing this year. Three of the top six seeded women have been upset, including one of the heavy favorites, Simona Halep. So what will tomorrow bring? Let’s...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharapova sets up meeting with Stosur at French Open

PARIS (AP) Maria Sharapova will get an early test in her bid for a third French Open title. The defending champion, who has been battling a cold, limited her mistakes to just eight unforced errors as she beat Russian Fed Cup teammate Vitalia Diatchenko 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday. Sharapova advanced to a third-round match against 2010 French Open finalist Samantha Stosur. The Australian...
Via AP on Fox
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Stosur wins first title this year in Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France (AP) Third-seeded Samantha Stosur rallied to beat Kristina Mladenovic 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the final of the Strasbourg International on Saturday, claiming her first title of the year. The 26th-ranked Stosur, a former French Open runner-up, is returning to form after reuniting last month with former coach David Taylor. Before Strasbourg, where she won a seventh career...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Stosur defeats Stephens to reach final in Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France (AP) Third-seeded Samantha Stosur advanced to her first final this season with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens at the Strasbourg International Friday. Stosur, a former French Open finalist, is hitting form at the right time, with the clay-court Grand Slam tournament starting on Sunday at Roland Garros. Next up for Stosur will be Kristina Mladenovic, who...
Via AP on Fox
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Top seed Keys withdraws from Strasbourg; Stephens into semis

STRASBOURG, France (AP) Top-seeded American Madison Keys withdrew from the Strasbourg International on Thursday because of an elbow injury, giving French player Kristina Mladenovic a walkover into the semifinals. Keys, who rallied from one set and 5-0 down to beat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 4-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (0) on Wednesday, pulled out as a precautionary measure ahead of the French Open...
Via AP on Fox
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stosur advances to face Tomljanovic in Strasbourg International quarters

STRASBOURG, France -- Third-seeded Samantha Stosur advanced to the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg International with a walkover after opponent Lesia Tsurenko withdrew with a back injury on Tuesday. Stosur, a former finalist at the French Open, will next play Ajla Tomljanovic, who defeated Shelby Rogers 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-2. Also, Sloane Stephens lost only five points on her first serve...
Via AP on Fox
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Stosur advances to Strasbourg International quarterfinals

STRASBOURG, France (AP) Third-seeded Samantha Stosur advanced to the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg International with a walkover after opponent Lesia Tsurenko withdrew with a back injury on Tuesday. Stosur, a former finalist at the French Open, will next play Ajla Tomljanovic, who defeated Shelby Rogers 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-2. Also, Sloane Stephens lost only five points on her first...
Via AP on Fox
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Fed Cup: Netherlands and Australia 1-1

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands (AP) Casey Dellacqua, a late replacement for the injured Samantha Stosur, beat Arantxa Rus in straight sets to draw Australia level with the Netherlands after the first day Saturday of their Fed Cup World Group playoff. Australia, a losing semifinalist last year, suffered a setback before the tie even started when former U.S. Open champion Stosur pulled...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fast Five With Samantha Stosur

What’s your favorite cell phone app right now? I just seem to be using the WhatsApp one a lot and the Go Pro App.  What’s that?  You can link your camera and sync it through WiFi.  Have you ever heard the term binge-watching?  No.  It’s when you watch a show for several hours at a time. I haven’t done that. If you weren’t a tennis player, what would be your...
Via Onthegotennis
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki beats Stosur in 3 to advance in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Caroline Wozniacki served for the match three times before finally beating Samantha Stosur 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 Tuesday in the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships. The third-seeded Dane led 5-2 in the third set but struggled to close it out. ''They do say third time lucky, right?'' Wozniacki said. ''I was hoping for that.'' Wozniacki has been...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Germany beats Australia to reach Fed Cup semifinals

  Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber both won Sunday for Germany to advance to the Fed Cup semifinals at Australia's expense with an insurmountable 3-1 lead in their World Group tie. Petkovic defeated Jarmila Gajdosova 6-3, 3-6, 8-6 in just under two hours to set up a semifinal against Russia, which defeated Poland in Krakow. Earlier, Kerber needed 1 hour, 27 minutes to beat Australian...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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