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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...
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10 days ago  |  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...
May 28, 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

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

Meet Samantha Stosur – The Tim Tebow of Women’s Tennis

  Australian Samantha Stosur was knocked out of the Australian Open today, but she became famous around the world as the muscular women’s tennis player who has a sculpted upper body. Stosur, 30, isn’t new to the WTA. She has six career tour titles and won the 2011 U.S. Open. But it was the above photo from Getty photographer Cameron Spencer that put Stosur on the Internet’s...
Via Busted Coverage
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Samantha Stosur is still as jacked as ever

Australian tennis player Samantha Stosur advanced to the fourth round of the French Open on Friday with a win over Dominika Cibulkova. She also reminded all those in attendance and watching the match at home that she can still bench press more than you. As LB pointed out a long, long time ago, Stosur is […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Fed Cup: Australia blanks Russia to end 2 decades out of semis

Samantha Stosur beat Victoria Kan 6-2 6-3 Sunday to give Australia a winning 3-0 lead over Russia in their Fed Cup World Group tie, lifting the Australians into the semifinals for the first time in 20 years. Stosur, the world No. 16 and former US Open champion, had too much power for 158th-ranked Kan, winning 24 of 25 points on first serve. Russia altered its lineup to send the...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur, del Potro advance after tough wins in Aussie Open warmups

Former U.S. Open champions Juan Martin del Potro and Samantha Stosur rallied to win their second-round matches against tough French opponents Wednesday at Australian Open warm-up tournaments. Del Potro beat Nicolas Mahut 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Sydney International, while Stosur saved two match points and eked out a 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7) win over Kristina Mladenovic at the Hobart International...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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