2. Dez. Samantha Stosur geht "back to the roots": Für die nächsten Turniere vertraut sie mit Nick Watkins einem Trainer, den sie schon vor 20 Jahren. Samantha Stosur, geboren am März in Brisbane, ist eine professionelle australische Tennisspielerin. Sie hat in ihrer Laufbahn die Tennis-Welt mit ihrer. Samantha (Sam) Stosur sorgte zunächst als Doppelspielerin für Aufsehen auf der WTA-Tour. Gemeinsam mit ihrer Partnerin Lisa Raymond gewann sie ab
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Roland Garros, Wimbledon and 2r three times incl. Australian Open ; fell 1r six times; struggled with right calf injury early in season withdrew prior to Indian Wells QF match then withdrew from Miami and retired in Charleston 3r match ; won one WTA doubles title.
Williams , Roland Garros l. US Open and Stuttgart - l. Wimbledon ; fell 1r four times incl. Williams in final; first Australian woman to win a Grand Slam title since Goolagong won Wimbledon in ; runner-up three times at Rome l.
Williams in final and Osaka l. Zvonareva in final ; runner-up twice at Stuttgart l. Schiavone in final ; runner-up at Los Angeles l.
US Open ; fell 1r four times incl. Williams 63 67 4 75; held 4mp at third set ; made Top 20 debut on June 8 after Roland Garros; rose from No.
Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Olympics ; fell 1r twice incl. Roland Garros and 2r three times incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon ; fell 1r five times incl.
Wimbledon ; fell 1r six times incl. Roland Garros ; fell 1r 12 times incl. Australian Open, US Open ; fell 1r six times incl.
Olympics, other two majors and in qualifying six times; made Top debut on April 12 rose from No. Toyota Thailand Open presented by E.
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Home hopes are pinned on Samantha Stosur and her partner Zhang Shuai in the Stosur, Zhang into Melbourne final after classic tilt with Strycova, Vondrousova.
Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai won a rollercoaster three-setter over Barbora Stosur and Zhang upset top-seeded Czechs as Aussie Open semis are set.
Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai pulled off a tense win to upset No. Bacsinszky completes Stosur comeback to reach Sydney quarterfinals. Timea Bacsinszky is through to her first quarterfinal at the Sydney Stosur stops Cibulkova in Sydney three-set thriller.
Veteran Aussie Samantha Stosur picked up a big win over frequent rival Dominika Tennis on the Thames: Fans mingle with WTA stars. With this, her next scheduled tournament was the Madrid Open.
In the quarterfinals, Stosur was broken multiple times by Venus Williams, losing 3—6, 3—6. In doubles, Stosur resumed her partnership with Petrova as third seeds with a first-round bye.
However, they were knocked out in the second round by Anastasia Rodionova and Patty Schnyder. Coming into the French Open Stosur was seeded seventh and was one of the favourites to win the title, due to her semifinal run in and her tour-best 14—2 record on clay in She was drawn in the same quarter as Henin, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams, which was dubbed the toughest section of the draw.
Becoming the first Australian woman to reach a Grand Slam singles final since Wendy Turnbull at the Australian Open, she was the favourite for the title, by dispatching three consecutive former world No.
In doubles, Stosur and her partner Petrova were the fourth seeds. Their run came to an end at the hands of Ukrainian sisters Alona Bondarenko and Kateryna Bondarenko , when the fourth seeds retired trailing 1—6, 0—1.
At the Aegon International in Eastbourne, Stosur was defeated in the semifinal by eventual champion Ekaterina Makarova , despite leading the first set 3—0 and having a chance to serve for that set at 5—3.
But with her semifinals appearance she attained a new career high of world No. Her next tournament was the Wimbledon Championships.
As the sixth seed, Stosur fell in the first round to Kaia Kanepi in straight sets, after saving three match points. As the French Open champion Schiavone also lost in the first round, Stosur and Schiavone were the first two women in history who reached the French Open final, but failed to win a match at Wimbledon.
Despite not winning a match, she received a new career-high ranking of world No. Stosur also played in the doubles event, hoping to have success similar to the previous year with then-partner Stubbs.
She played with her partner Petrova as the third seeds, but lost in the third round to eventual champions, Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova. They received a bye in the first round, and in the second round, they defeated Colin Fleming and Sarah Borwell.
They then faced the Belgium duo Xavier Malisse and Clijsters, but lost in two sets. As the second seed, she lost in the quarterfinals to Pennetta.
This meant that Stosur had only taken part in one of the five Premier-5 tournaments of the year. After taking time off to recover from her injury, she took part in the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament at New Haven, in hopes of regaining some of the lost ranking points and in preparation for the US Open.
Stosur lost to Petrova in the quarterfinals. At the US Open , Stosur was seeded fifth. In her first US Open quarterfinal, she was up a break in the third set, before falling to defending champion and second seed Clijsters in three sets.
Stosur announced that she would not take part in the Commonwealth Games. Instead, she competed at the final Premier Mandatory event of the year, the China Open , where she lost in the first round to qualifier Anastasija Sevastova in three sets.
Stosur qualified in singles for the year-ending Tour Championships in Doha for the first time in her career, following the withdrawal of Venus Williams.
Stosur then attempted to defend her title at the HP Open as the top-seed, her only International tournament of the year. She lost against Kimiko Date-Krumm in the quarterfinals in a final-set tie-break, becoming the first top-ten player in WTA history to lose to an opponent over the age of Stosur competed at the WTA Championships, where she was seeded fifth.
Stosur was drawn in the Maroon Group alongside world No. In her first match against Schiavone, she avenged her Roland Garros final loss to the Italian by defeating her in straight sets, coming back from a 0—4 deficit in the first set.
Her next opponent was world No. Stosur continued her dominant showing, recording a straight-sets win to secure her spot in the semifinals.
She then fell to Elena Dementieva, but secured her spot in the semifinals by winning one set. Stosur finished in first position in her round-robin group, but lost to three-time US Open champion and world No.
Stosur ended her year at world No. In addition, she was the only player in to defeat both current world No. She also had the best percentage of points scored on second serve amongst her peers.
Stosur began the new season by competing at the Brisbane International. She fell in straight sets to fellow Australian Jarmila Groth in the second round.
After this tournament, Stosur competed at the Medibank Sydney International as the fourth seed. She lost in the second round to Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Stosur then rose to a new career high No. She had a disappointing start to the first American leg of the year, falling in the third round of the Indian Wells to Dinara Safina.
In Miami , she was seeded fourth, but was defeated in straight sets in the fourth round by 16th seed and former No. After Miami, Stosur played at Charleston, where she failed to defend her title, falling in the third round to Elena Vesnina in two sets.
She lost in the third round to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets. She subsequently competed in Rome where the sixth-seeded Stosur reached the final, but was beaten by seventh-seeded Sharapova.
Stosur was seeded eighth at the French Open , yet was upset by Gisela Dulko, in the third round. As a result of this loss her ranking dropped to world No.
She progressed to the semifinals, where she lost to Marion Bartoli. At Wimbledon, Stosur suffered a first-round loss to world No. In mixed doubles, Stosur partnered with Mike Bryan, but lost in the first round.
In ladies doubles, Stosur partnered with Sabine Lisicki. Along the way, the pair upset the top seeds and defending champions Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova in the second round.
Stosur was defeated by Serena Williams in the final in two sets. She defeated qualifier Eleni Daniilidou in the first round. She would then face Serena Williams for the second week in a row in the second round.
However, Williams withdrew because of a toe injury, resulting in a walkover for Stosur. In the third round, she defeated fifth seed Li Na for the second time in two weeks in three sets.
She then faced Sharapova in the quarterfinals and lost in straight sets. Stosur was seeded ninth at the US Open , and she drew Sofia Arvidsson in the first round and defeated her in straight sets.
Stosur was runner-up at the HP Open where she was defeated by second seed Marion Bartoli in the final.
Stosur was placed in the white group for the Tour Championships. Her first match was against second seed Sharapova, winning the match in two sets.
In this match, not only did Stosur cause an upset against the second seed, she won her first match against the Russian after losing to Sharapova in their previous nine encounters.
In addition, Stosur has won six of her last seven matches against current top-2 players. The only loss against a current top-2 player at that time was against world No.
This was her fifth loss against Azarenka and has yet to win a single set from Azarenka. She lost the match in three sets, despite being 7—5, 1—0 up with a breakpoint to go 2—0.
Stosur admitted that she could not cope under the heavy weight of home expectations, especially after winning the US Open.
Stosur then competed at the Qatar Open in Doha. Then at the Miami Open , Stosur made the quarterfinals after a big comeback from a set and 2—5 down to defeat Chanelle Scheepers.
At the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, Stosur entered the tournament as second seed and had a first-round bye.
She defeated wildcard Jamie Hampton in the second round and Galina Voskoboeva in the third round. In the quarterfinals, Stosur defeated Venus Williams for the first time after losing to her in the previous four encounters.
She defeated two top players, Angelique Kerber, the same player who Stosur faced in the US Open semifinal, and Andrea Petkovic , for their first encounter.
She lost in the quarterfinals to Maria Sharapova, despite holding a match point in the second set. Her final tournament before the French Open was the Italian Open , where she defeated Sara Errani to make the third round, where she lost to Venus Williams.
At the French Open , as the sixth seed, Stosur advanced to the quarterfinals without dropping a set. She defeated Petrova in the third round, and then outplayed Sloane Stephens in straight sets.
Stosur lost her second-round match against Arantxa Rus at Wimbledon. Stosur won the first set but lost the second and then the third set 8— They reached the quarterfinals together, but lost to crowd favorites Andy Murray and Laura Robson , who were competing for Great Britain.
Stosur had a bye in the first round, and she played Anabel Medina Garrigues in the second round winning in three sets.
She played Ekaterina Makarova in the second round, comfortably prevailing in two sets. In the quarterfinals, Stosur played wildcard and former world No.
Stosur only lost 13 games in the first three rounds. She was then up against rising star Laura Robson. Robson had defeated Kim Clijsters and Li Na en-route to the fourth round.
Stosur comfortably defeated Robson in straight sets but lost in the quarterfinals to world No. She succumbed seven points to five in the final-set tiebreaker and was two points away from clinching victory.
It was the first time Stosur had ever taken a set of Azarenka. Her next tournament was the Toray Pan Pacific Open. As the eighth seed, Stosur had a bye in the first round.
She played Francesca Schiavone in the second round, winning in a three-set battle. In the quarterfinals, she beat world No. However, Stosur lost in the semifinals to former doubles partner and eventual champion Petrova in straight sets.
She started her year at the Brisbane International where she was seeded seventh. Before the tournament started, Stosur admitted that she had only ten days of practice on court since surgery to remove a spur from her left ankle.
This was just six weeks prior to the first-round match. Stosur lost in the first round to Sofia Arvidsson where she committed 48 unforced errors.
She lost in a tight three-set battle. Stosur bounced back from a poor start to the season to win her second round match at the Qatar Total Open over Monica Niculescu in three sets.
She opened her campaign with a two set victory over Ekaterina Makarova  and then moved into the quarterfinals after defeating Hsieh Su-wei.
She then left to the United States where she played at the Indian Wells tournament. After a bye in the first round, she defeated young American wildcard Madison Keys.
She then quickly won the opening first nine games and smashed year-old Date-Krumm in two sets. After winning the first set, Stosur lost the match in a tight battle.
She previously had an 0—8 record against Azarenka. Stosur stunned Azarenka by cruising past her in straight sets. At the US Open , the 11th-seeded Stosur was stunned by the th-ranked American qualifier Victoria Duval in the first round going down in three sets.
This time was in the first round and Stosur suffered a similar result going down in straight sets. As the third seed she opened the tournament with a win over Johanna Larsson and then defeated current junior world number one Belinda Bencic.
This was the second time she had won in Osaka. She lost to Simona Halep in the final. Stosur started her season at the Hopman Cup partnering Bernard Tomic.
Stosur was the top-seed at the tournament. Stosur next played at the Australian Open. Ivanovic would then go on to make the quarterfinals, defeating world No.
Stosur led Australia to a 4—0 victory against Russia. Stosur won the second and third singles rubbers in straight sets over Veronika Kudermetova and Victoria Kan.
Stosur then competed at the Qatar Open where she was seeded 12th. She won her first round over Marina Erakovic in straight sets.
Stosur was the 16th seed at the Miami Masters where she received a first round bye. She then defeated qualifier Kiki Bertens in straight sets but lost to Vandeweghe in the next round.
At the Rome Masters, Stosur for first time lost to Li Na in straight sets managing to win only four games in the full match and allowing Li Na to pass to quarterfinals very comfortably.
At the French Open , Stosur was leading by one set and 4—3 in the second one but lost the control of the match and went on to lose all the games there after against the eventual champion Maria Sharapova.
Ten days before the Wimbledon, Stosur ended her coaching relationship with Maclagan, citing that she felt "change was needed".
En-route to the final, they lost only one set in the third round and in the final they beat Chan Hao-ching and Max Mirnyi in two sets.
Stosur then next travelled to Stanford where she was drawn against qualifier Naomi Osaka in the first round. The match was a tough battle but her opponent prevailed in the end.
In the first round Stosur was drawn against yet another qualifier Monica Puig. She managed to defeat her opponent in straight sets. In the second round she was drawn against top-seed Serena Williams and lost in two sets.
Her first tournament in was Brisbane International , where she lost in the first round to Varvara Lepchenko despite leading 5—1 in the final set.
Stosur then played at the Australian Open as the 20th seed. She lost both her matches against Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber.
Stosur next played at the Dubai where she lost in the second round to the third seed Caroline Wozniacki despite winning the first set.
Stosur next played at the Miami Open where she also lost in the third round to Venus Williams. Stosur began her clay-court season by travelling to Charleston as the ninth seed where she lost in the second round to Lara Arruabarrena.
Her next tournament was the Premier Mandatory in Madrid where she defeated the world No. She then played Kaia Kanepi and won in straight sets. She then lost in a close encounter to eventual finalist Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Stosur next played at the Italian Open but lost in the first round to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Stosur was awarded a wildcard at the Internationaux de Strasbourg and was the third seed.
She crushed defending champion Monica Puig in straight sets. In the final, she faced Kristina Mladenovic of France and came from a set down to record a victory, and win her seventh title on the WTA Tour, her first on red clay.
Stosur then played at the French Open as the 26th seed. She defeated Madison Brengle and Amandine Hesse before losing to defending champion Maria Sharapova in the third round.
Stosur started her grass-court season at Eastbourne where she was the 16th seed and therefore received a bye to the second round.
She lost to Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets. In the third round she lost to Vandeweghe in two sets. Stosur returned to clay courts, playing at the Swedish Open as the second seed.
She was defeated in the second round by Lara Arruabarrena. Stosur then played at the Gastein Ladies as the second seed where she won her second title of Stosur then started her hard-court season in Washington where she reached the semifinals after defeating Mladenovic, Falconi and Niculescu before losing to eventual champion Sloane Stephens.
Stosur then lost in the first round to Daria Gavrilova at the Rogers Cup. She backed this up with wins over Evgeniya Rodina and 16th-seeded Sara Errani.
She then lost to eventual champion Flavia Pennetta. She then lost to eventual champion Victoria Azarenka.
She began her clay-court season in Charleston , falling in the quarterfinals to Sara Errani in straight sets. She then won her opening match at the Rome Masters against Alison Riske , before losing to Kuznetsova in the second round.
She then participated in the Internationaux de Strasbourg , where she won her first two matches in straight sets, before withdrawing from her quarterfinal match against Caroline Garcia, due to a wrist injury.
In a rain-delayed match stretched over three days, Stosur then came back from 5—3 down in the opening set to beat world No. In her quarterfinal match against Tsvetana Pironkova, Stosur came back from a break down in both sets, recording a narrow 6—4, 7—6 8—6 win.
Next she played world No. Stosur competed at a start up tournament for Wimbledon to begin her grass-court season. She lost to Caroline Wozniacki in the second round.
At Wimbledon , she beat Magda Linette in the first round. However, she was beaten by grass-court specialist Sabine Lisicki in the second round.
She made the quarterfinals with wins over Russian qualifier Alla Kudryavtseva and Caroline Wozniacki after Wozniacki retired in the second set due to a back injury before losing to eventual semifinalist American wildcard Jessica Pegula in straight sets.
She then competed at the Rogers Cup as the 13th seed, defeating Heather Watson in the first round before losing to Daria Kasatkina in the second round.
Seeded 14th at the Western and Southern Open, Stosur received a first round bye. Entering the US Open as the 16th seed, Stosur won her first round match against Italian Camila Giorgi in a three set thriller before losing to Zhang Shuai in straight sets in the second round.
Stosur began her Asian hardcourt swing season with a first round lost as the 16th seed at the Wuhan Open to Caroline Wozniacki.
Stosur ended the year ranked No. She then competed at the Apia Sydney International where she lost to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets.
This was her eighth straight loss in the five months since her win over Camila Giorgi at the US Open. She then fell to Heather Watson in the first round of the Australian Open in three sets.
Stosur ended her five-month losing streak at the Taiwan Open where she was the second seed. Her run ended at the hands of Peng Shuai of China in the quarterfinals in straight sets.
She then competed at the Qatar Total Open where she reached the quarterfinals. At the Dubai Tennis Championships, Stosur was seeded 12th.
She defeated Chinese qualifier Zhang Kailin in straight sets in the first round before losing to Croatian teen Ana Konjuh in straight sets in the second round.
After that disappointing run, Stosur bounced back at the Miami Open where she was seeded 14th. She reached the fourth round after defeating in-form fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty in the second round, avenging her quarterfinal loss at the Taiwan Open by defeating Peng Shuai in three sets before her run ended at the hands of Simona Halep in a three-set thriller.
Her next tournament was the Charleston Open where she received a first-round bye. She beat Serbian former world No.
In Stuttgart Stosur lost in the first round to Anastasija Sevastova. The heavily disputed match between the two Australians lasted 2 hours and 45 minutes.
She then began her campaign at the French Open to try and defend her semifinalist points from last year. And, unfortunately, Stosur missed the grass-court season because of a stress fracture in her hand.
At the Australian Open , Stosur lost in the first round to Monica Puig despite having match point in the second set.
In Mallorca , Stosur reached semifinals where she lost to Anastasija Sevastova. Stosur competed with Zhang Shuai at the Australian Open.
She is also known for wearing Oakley eyewear. Currently, Williams leads 8—3 in head-to-head matches. Their first match occurred during the Beijing Olympics in the second round when Williams was ranked world No.
But it is Stosur who has won their most important match, the US Open final; she prevailed 6—2, 6—3 though Williams went into the match as the clear favorite.
That match had its share of controversy when Williams was docked a point for violating the hindrance rule. Williams avenged the defeat at the Miami Masters, 7—5, 6—3.
They next met a week later at the Family Circle Cup , where Williams again defeated Stosur 6—1, 6—1. Both players have held match points against the other in matches that they have gone on to lose.
Examples include Stosur having four match points at the Medibank International , but eventually losing. Another example was the French Open where Williams had a match point, but Stosur won.
Currently, Stosur leads 9—4 in head-to-head matches. Currently, Stosur leads 8—2 in their head-to-head matches.