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Stosur among cull of seeds in Guangzhou 1st round

HONG KONG (AP) Top-seeded Samantha Stosur was the most notable among the five seeds to lose in first-round action at the Guangzhou Open on Tuesday. The 2011 U.S. Open champion fell to Chinese wild card Wang Yafan 2-6, 6-2, 6-2. Stosur won only two of her 11 break points, while Wang, ranked 251st, 231 spots below Stosur, took four of her six chances. Also ousted were No. 3 Sloane...
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Former U.S. Open Champ Tries to Recapture Form at Connecticut Open

#453783546 /   By Jack Cunniff (August 18, 2014) NEW HAVEN – It has been a tough summer for Samantha Stosur. The Australian, who won the U.S. Open Ladies Singles Championship in 2011, suffered three straight opening round losses in Eastbourne, Wimbledon, and Stanford. The loss in Stanford was a low point, as she fell to a Japanese qualifier, Naomi Osaka, who was...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur wins 1st-round match at Australian Open

Samantha Stosur overcame first-round jitters in front of the vocal local crowd to beat Chang Kai-chen of Taiwan 7-6 (3), 6-3 at the Australian Open on Monday. No. 9-seeded Stosur, the 2011 U.S. Open champion, had a shock first-round loss at Melbourne Park last year. The pressure on Stosur has been building this month after she lost her first matches in lead up tournaments at Brisbane...
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Stosur gives Australia 1-0 lead over Germany

Samantha Stosur gave Australia a 1-0 lead over Germany in their Fed Cup World Group playoff by beating Angelique Kerber in straight sets on Saturday. The fifth-ranked Stosur defeated her German rival 7-6 (1), 6-4 in one hour 41 minutes on the indoor hardcourt. Kerber had a career high ranking of No. 14 going into the weekend and Germany has three players in the top 20. The 16th...
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April 21, 2012  |  Discuss

samantha stosur outfit australian open 2012

The biggest shock of the second day of the Aussie Open - Samantha Stosur, U.S. Open 2011 champion and one of the tournament favorites lost in the first round to a young Romanian Solana Cirstea just in two sets... We've seen Samantha after U.S. Open just twice, in Brisbane and Sydney, and noticed that she changed her sponsor from Lacoste to Asics. Samantha Stosur, Australian...
Via Trendy Tennis
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Stosur tries to overcome home crowd worries

Samantha Stosur comes into the Australian Open as the most recent winner of a Grand Slam singles title - her victory over Serena Williams at the U.S. Open. Whether she gets that far at Melbourne Park may depend - to a degree - on an Australian Institute of Sport psychologist who has been working with the home crowd-stressed Stosur for the past 10 months. Stosur beat Williams last...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Fashion Forward: Samantha Stosur Signs with ASICS

US Open Champion Samantha Stosur is leaving Lacoste behind and starting the New Year in ASICS!  On her blog Sam said,  I am really excited to join the ASICS team.  I’ve actually worn their shoes for a couple of years so now to be fully kitted out is really exciting for me and I am really looking forward to getting the year started. Above is her first promotional video...
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December 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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