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Tenth seed Stosur out Wimbledon

Australia’s number 10 seed Sam Stosur crashed out in the first round at Wimbledon in a 6-3, 6-4 defeat to Hungary’s Melinda Czink on Tuesday. Last year’s beaten French Open finalist became

Stosur ousts Li to reach Rome final

Australian Samantha Stosur stormed into the Rome International final with a straight sets 7-6 (8/6), 6-0 victory over China’s Li Na on Saturday. It was the 27-year-old’s third straight sets win out

Stosur advances in Stuttgart

STUTTGART – Australia’s Samantha Stosur progressed to the second round of Stuttgart’s WTA tournament with a straight sets win over Spain’s Maria-Jose Martinez Sanchez on Tuesday. The 26-year-old fifth seed, who reached last year’s final here, needed just 80 minutes to see off the Spaniard for a 7-5, 6-1 win. Stosur looked comfortable on the clay, having enjoyed a steller season on the surface in 2010 when she lost to Justine Henin in last year’s final here before going on to reach the

Vesnina topples Stosur in Charleston

CHARLESTON – Second seed and defending champion Samantha Stosur crashed out of the WTA’s Family Circle Cup Thursday, falling in straight sets to unseeded Russian Elena Vesnina.
On a day when top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki passed a tough test with flying colors, coming up with two tiebreak victories to reach the quarter-finals, Australia’s Stosur fell 6-4, 6-1 to Vesnina.
“Anytime you lose early in a tournament, it’s not a good feeling,” said Stosur, who this week announced

Pennetta downs Stosur to rescue Italy

HOBART – Flavia Pennetta drew double defending champions Italy level in their Fed Cup World Group I tie against Australia with a gutsy victory over the hosts’ leading player Samantha Stosur on Saturday. World No.16 Pennetta maintained her edge over the world number five Stosur, winning 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (5/7), 6-4 in over three hours to have the teams level at 1-1 after the opening day in Hobart.
Jarmila Groth gave Australia the early advantage with a spirited comeback victory over

Stosur stays positive despite loss

MELBOURNE – Australia’s Samantha Stosur was determined to remain positive despite her straight sets loss to Czech Petra Kvitova in the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday.
“I’m obviously very disappointed to not win but I actually thought I played really well,” she said. “It was so close, I mean, that first set. Don’t really know how I lost it, to be honest. “Felt like I started playing a bit better and was probably on top of her and then all of a sudden it was gone

Wozniacki’s wonder run stopped by Stosur

DOHA: Caroline Wozniacki must wait at least one more day to become year-end world number one, after suffering a surprise defeat at the round robin stage of the WTA Championships here Wednesday.
The in-form favourite, who had previously lost only two out of 33 matches and won five titles, was beaten 6-4, 6-3 by Samantha Stosur, the world number five from Australia. Wozniacki had a great chance to reach break point in the ninth game of the first set, but after missing a relatively