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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...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Stosur Wins Third Japan Open Title

#457103778 / gettyimages.com (October 12, 2014) Defending champion Sam Stosur won her third Japan Women’s Open title on Sunday, pushing back Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 7-6 (9-7), 6-3. “Zarina played very good match today,” said the 30-year-old Australian Stosur who saved two set points in the first set. “She managed to put me under a lot of pressure and returned serve really...
Via Tennis Panorama
10 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Weight of nation too much for Stosur

Remember the Sam Stosur who won the US Open with such style and panache last September? That Sam Stosur doesn't play in Australia. Back home, with the weight of expectation on her shoulders, this fine tennis player and likable personality turns into an altogether less confident figure who appears quite unable to reproduce the kind of tennis that proved too much for Serena Williams...
Via Fox Sports
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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