Famous Tennis Player Samantha Jane Stosur

Samantha Jane Stosur

Samantha Jane Stosur is a popular tennis player from Australia. She was born in 1984 and started playing when she was old enough to run around the court. She played her first professional match in 1999 ITF circuit and made a mark with her unique style and spirited performances. Her first professional match in Women’s Tennis Association was in 2000. The next year was great for her as she won four ITF titles in the same year. In 2003, she qualified for WTA in Memphis. She also won her first WTA singles in the same year.

She was able to win her first ever doubles match in 2005 at Sydney event where she was playing alongside fellow Australian Bryanne Stewart. She won mixed doubles title but lost singles match in the first round while playing World No. 2 Amelie Mauresmo. But things were about to change for her as she grabbed seven titles in WTA for doubles. She was ranked World No. 2 in doubles while she was sitting at World No. 46 for singles.

She started 2006 on a high note as she won doubles title at WTA Tour Championship, which was help in Madrid. She was ranked World. No 1 in doubles. She also improved her singles ranking massively and jumped to World No. 29. Next two years were not good for her as she ended up losing almost all her matches. She wanted to  make a strong comeback and was training hard when she suffered a shoulder injury. Despite the injury, she was runner-up in French Open in 2010.

She quickly recovered from her shoulder injury and came back as a much improved player. In 2011, she jumped to World No. 4 in singles, which is her highest rank ever. She was ranked World No.10 in doubles though.

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