Former top-ranked player Jelena Jankovic beat ninth-seeded Sam Stosur 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.
The 18th-seeded Jankovic, a three-time semifinalist at Roland Garros, sealed victory on her fourth match point with an ace, shortly after Stosur missed a chance to break back to 5-5.
Three years ago, Stosur beat Jankovic in the semis to reach...
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Ninth-seeded Sam Stosur beat Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-3 to reach the third round of the French Open on Thursday.
The former U.S. Open champion saved the only break point she faced, hit 26 winners and broke Mladenovic's serve once in each set.
Stosur reached the French Open final three years ago and next faces 18th-seeded Jelena Jankovic, a three-time semifinalist...
Sam Stosur, the 2010 French Open runner-up, waited 2 1/2 hours
to play because of rain, then quickly won her opening match at
Fifth-seeded Sam Stosur of Australia easily reached the second round of Wimbledon on Monday, beating Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-1, 6-3.
Stosur raced to a 5-0 lead in the first set and earned an early break in the second, wrapping up the victory in 1 hour, 2 minutes when Suarez Navarro hit a forehand long.
Stosur won the 2011 U.S. Open but has traditionally struggled at Wimbledon...
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June 25, 2012
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...