Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur almost lost for words after "bad tennis"

Sam Stosur almost lost for words after "bad tennis"

Hoisting a grand slam trophy into the air seemed several lifetimes ago on Friday as Sam Stosur suffered one of the more ignominious Wimbledon exits of recent years.

Jul 03, 2015, 23:39 PM IST
Sam Stosur takes first title of the year in Strasbourg

Sam Stosur takes first title of the year in Strasbourg

Australian Sam Stosur claimed her first win of the year in timely fashion, beating Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 3-6 6-2 6-3 in the final of the Strasbourg International on Saturday just ahead of the French Open.

May 23, 2015, 21:48 PM IST
Nick Kyrgios flying Australian flag at home grand slam

Nick Kyrgios flying Australian flag at home grand slam

A first-week choke by leading woman Sam Stosur and a grudging loss by ageing men`s warrior Lleyton Hewitt has generally been the blueprint for the home players at the Australian Open, but teenage talent Nick Kyrgios may be poised to buck the trend of local underachievement.

Jan 18, 2015, 16:30 PM IST
Petra Kvitova struggles into China Open final

Petra Kvitova struggles into China Open final

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic fought back after a mid-match onslaught from Australian Sam Stosur to reach the China Open final Saturday.

Oct 04, 2014, 20:48 PM IST
Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov line-up for Brisbane

Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov line-up for Brisbane

French Open champion Maria Sharapova is set to take part in the Brisbane International as a tune-up for January`s Australian Open, along with Grigor Dimitrov, Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Stosur.

Oct 01, 2014, 09:14 AM IST

Stosur`s Wimbledon adventure over on day one

Former US Open champion Sam Stosur`s unhappy union with Wimbledon continued on Monday as the Australian became the highest seed to fall by the wayside after a 6-3 6-4 first-round defeat by Belgian Yanina Wickmayer.

Jun 23, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Stosur faces Petkovic in opening Fed Cup match

Australian Sam Stosur will take on Germany`s Andrea Petkovic in the opening match of the Fed Cup semi-final in Brisbane on Saturday.

Apr 18, 2014, 10:51 AM IST

Li finds Keys to victory, reaches fourth round in Miami

Chinese world number two Li Na finally made her first appearance at the Sony Open on Sunday, taming American Madison Keys 7-6(3) 6-3 in an unsteady effort to reach the fourth round at Crandon Park.

Mar 24, 2014, 00:37 AM IST

Sam Stosur backs Chinese star Li Na to reach number one

Former US Open champion Sam Stosur Tuesday backed Li Na to reach top spot in the world rankings, after the Chinese sensation`s Australian Open victory.

Jan 29, 2014, 00:24 AM IST

Venus Williams to play Hobart WTA event

American star Venus Williams has been confirmed as a starter in the Hobart WTA International in January, organisers said on Wednesday.

Nov 13, 2013, 09:40 AM IST

2013 US Open: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic cruise, Samantha Stosur stunned

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic blasted their way into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday with ruthless efficiency

Aug 28, 2013, 09:17 AM IST

Injury ends Stosur`s campaign

Australian tennis player Sam Stosur retired with a calf injury from her third-round match at a WTA tour event here in South Carolina.

Apr 05, 2013, 14:21 PM IST

Wozniacki beats Stosur in thrilling final

Caroline Wozniacki defeated Sam Stosur in a dramatic final to claim the title at the $740,000 Kremlin Cup tennis tournament here and end the season on a high.

Oct 22, 2012, 11:49 AM IST

Ivanovic to meet Stosur in Moscow semis

Fourth seed Ana Ivanovic defeated qualifier Vesna Dolonc, ranked 160 in the world, to book an encounter with top-seeded Sam Stosur in the Kremlin Cup semifinals here.

Oct 20, 2012, 17:41 PM IST

Chang dispatches Stosur in Osaka

World No.134 Chang Kai-Chen stunned top seed Sam Stosur of Australia in the semifinal of the Japan Open on Saturday.

Oct 13, 2012, 17:14 PM IST

US Open: Laura Robson upsets Li Na

Ranked 89th, Robson had never been past the second round of a major tournament or knocked off a top 10 opponent before this year`s Open. Now she`s done both, after eliminating the ninth-seeded Li 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-2.

Sep 01, 2012, 09:00 AM IST

French Open: Errani reaches her first Grand Slam final

Sara Errani of Italy entered the final of French Open 2012 on Thursday defeating sixth-seed Sam Stosur of Australia 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in the semi-final.

Jun 07, 2012, 21:45 PM IST

Stosur sets up Stuttgart rematch with Goerges

World number five Sam Stosur cruised into the Stuttgart clay court tournament second round on Tuesday with a 6-2 6-2 win over China`s Shuai Peng to set up a clash with last year`s winner Julia Goerges.

Apr 25, 2012, 09:31 AM IST

Stosur exits Indian Wells, Sharapova advances

US Open champion Sam Stosur made a premature exit at the Indian Wells WTA tournament on Monday while second seed Maria Sharapova advanced in straight sets.

Mar 13, 2012, 08:23 AM IST

Stosur aims for a Grand Slam repeat

It is said that lightning very rarely strikes twice in the same place but Australia`s Sam Stosur hopes she can replicate her stunning US Open success of last year in another Grand Slam final.

Mar 10, 2012, 12:31 PM IST