Samantha Stosur life and biography

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Samantha Stosur biography

Date of birth : 1984-03-30
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Brisbane, Australia
Nationality : Australian
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-19
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, WTA tour, French Open

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Samantha Stosur is an Australian professional tennis player, competing in both singles and doubles. Stosur is currently ranked World No. 7 in singles and No. 82 in doubles and was runner up in singles at the 2010 French Open.

She is a former world No. 1 on the WTA Tour in doubles with Lisa Raymond from the United States. In singles, Stosur has wins against former No. 1s Ana Ivanović, Jelena Janković, Serena Williams, Dinara Safina, Lindsay Davenport, Amélie Mauresmo, Justine Henin and Caroline Wozniacki. Her career high in singles is World No. 4, achieved on 21 February 2011.


Coached by David Taylor
Friend introduced her to the game at age 8
Nicknames are Sammy, Samoid
Father's name is Tony; mother's name is Dianne; brothers are Daniel and Dominic
Has a dog named Billy
Enjoys shopping and being with friends
Relaxes by going to the beach
Admires Steffi Graf
Considers herself happy and easy going.

Singles Titles
2010: Charleston
2009: Osaka

Doubles Titles
2007: Tokyo, Indian Wells, Miami, Berlin, Eastbourne
2006: Tokyo, Memphis, Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston, Roland Garros, Stuttgart, Linz, Hasselt, WTA Championships
2005: Sydney, Amelia Island, New Haven, US Open, Luxembourg, Moscow, WTA Championships

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