By Dave Gertler
(August 13, 2014) MASON, OHIO – The last three Australians left in the singles draw at the Cincinnati Masters all played their second-round matches on Wednesday, with Sam Stosur and Marinko Matosevic both bowing out to their American opponents in straight sets. Lleyton Hewitt also succumbed to the grinding baseline play of Italian Fabio Fognini.
American teenager Victoria Duval stunned 2011 U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur in the tournament's first round Tuesday.
The 17-year-old qualifier, ranked 296th, won 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, leaping into the air in celebration after converting her fourth match point with a forehand winner.
Duval was playing in just her second Grand Slam match. She also faced a former U.S. Open champ, Kim...
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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...