Stosur Moves Past Keys, Hampton Tops 20th Seed

(March 9, 2013) World No. 9, Australia’s Samantha Stosur moved into the third round of the BNP Paribas Open, defeating American teenager Madison Keys 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday.   Stosur was happy with her play during the 75 minute match. "I'm happy … [Read more...]

Stosur Falls Apart as Zheng Advances at Australian Open

By Jaclyn Stacey   (January 16, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Jie Zheng progressed through an error filled match against ninth seed Samantha Stosur in two hours and 42 minutes on Rod Laver Arena in day three action at Australian Open … [Read more...]

Tennis News Net Notes

(December 13, 2012) A quick look at the recent news in the world of tennis. The Chilean newspaper La Tercera reports that the Vina de Mar tournament wants to offer Rafael Nadal a $1.2 million appearance fee to play the tournament. Vina del Mar is a … [Read more...]

Azarenka Clinches No. 1 Ranking at WTA Championships

  (October 26, 2012) Victoria Azarenka sealed the No. 1 ranking for the year by defeating Li Na 7-6(4), 6-3 at the WTA Championships on Friday in Istanbul. The victory for the Belarusian also moved her into the semifinals on Saturday where … [Read more...]

Azarenka Battles Past Stosur to Gain First US Open Semifinal

  FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY -  No. 1 Victoria Azarenka edged out defending champion Samantha Stosur 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (5) in 2 hours, 23 minutes on Tuesday to move into her first US Open semifinal. “She really pushed me,“Azarenka said of Stosur. … [Read more...]

Stosur Stops Robson at US Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – It took nine match points, but defending US open champion Samantha Stosur put away feisty British teen Laura Robson 6-4, 6-4 for a berth in the round of 16. “I thought it was a good match, Stosur said. “I thought I … [Read more...]

British Teen Robson Stuns Li Na, Will Play Stosur next at US Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – Great Britain’s Laura Robson upset another major champion in her current  run  at the US Open. The 18-year-old  who dismissed Kim Clijsters on Wednesday continued to knock off major champions on Friday with a 6-4, … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 3 of the 2012 US Open

  Q.  Her weapon seemed to be the slice backhand.  What did you do to counter that?VICTORIA AZARENKA:  I practiced yesterday.  (Laughter.) I practiced yesterday for that.  She has a really, you know, deep slice and it's a little bit … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 1 of the 2012 US Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - Some of the more off-beat questions and answers from Day 1 of the 2012 US Open. Q.  Not too many WTA players are named Sam.  Can you take a moment and say like what the upside of having a name like that is, is there any … [Read more...]

Stosur Begins US Open Title Defense with Dominating Win

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - Defending US Open Women’s champion Samantha Stosur began her defense in style on Monday morning in Flushing Meadows. The Australian demolished Croatia’s Petra Martic 6-1, 6-1 in the first round. Stosur was so dominating … [Read more...]