|Date of Birth:||1984 March 30|
|Age:||33 years old|
|occupation||Australian professional tennis player|
|education||Helensvale State High School on the Gold Coast and Gaven State School Queensland Academy of Sports under Geoff Masters|
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An Australian professional tennis player, Samantha Stosur, widely known as the women who won 2011 US Open. She listed 4th in the world in singles and 1st in doubles.
Samantha Jane Stosur was born on 30 March 1984 to Tony and Diane in Brisbane, Queensland. She has two siblings named Dominic and Daniel. At the age of eight, she learned to play tennis. At the age of six, her family house and business on the Gold Coast was damaged by a flood, and she along with her parents went to Adelaide
Stosur thought her schooling from Helensvale State High School on the Gold Coast and Gaven State School. At the age of 14, she enrolled Queensland Academy of Sports under Geoff Masters. When she was 16, she joined the Australian Institute of Sports tennis program.
Samantha began her career from her early age. At the age of 16, she played in the World Youth Club in Jakarta, Indonesia. Her first professional tennis began in 1999 on the ITF Circuit. Then, she debuted on the Women’s Tennis Association tour in 2000.
Her first big break came at Australian Open 2006 when she entered the fourth round. Her best singles result at a Grand Slam tournament up till that point. Solid results took her to a then career-high No.27 in January 2007. In 2009, Sam truly came into her own in the singles field.
In 2009 Sam became notable for her serve, which is now considered one of the best on the women’s tour, while her year-end ranking of No.13 was another career high for the Queenslander.
Stosur did it to the semis at Indian Wells and the quarters in Miami before triumphing in Charleston to continue a second WTA singles title to her gathering. Stosur was a finalist at her next event in Stuttgart, falling to Justine Henin and a quarterfinalist in Madrid as she prepared for Roland Garros.
Her best period on the Tour proceeded with semifinal faces in Eastbourne, Stanford, and quarterfinal displays in San Diego, New Haven, Osaka and at the US Open.
Stosur finished her year at the WTA Tour Championships in Qatar, where she was a semifinalist. She also granted the WTA’s Diamond ACES Award for 2010, knowing Stosur’s tireless attempts in developing tennis to fans, media, and local areas.
Her year was capped off by having a court named in her honor at Southport’s Queens Park Tennis Centre, Queensland.She has also got the US Open grand slam title in 2011.
Samantha Stosur likes simple joys like going to the beach, swimming in the sea, hanging out with friends, surfing and listening to music.Sam also enjoys other sports activities such as snorkeling and cycling.
Being a sports star her personal life is also a matter of interest among the fans. Sam Stosur has not revealed about her relationship, or she publicly confessed to being gay. But evidently, in the tennis world, she is known for being a lesbian.
Samantha Stosur is rumored as a lesbian when she exposed her muscle after beating Dominika Cibulkova on summer of 2012. Moreover, she is also rumored to be lesbian as her closeness towards her teammate Lisa Raymond, who is an open lesbian.
Samantha Stosur is currently found to be single. There is no any record of her being in any relationship so some sources have claimed that she is a lesbian. There isn’t any reliable evidence which points to her marital relationship. The absence of news about her personal life addresses her fans more inquiring to know what is going on with her love life.
Samantha Stosur is one of the most experienced tennis players in Australia. She owns an apartment in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She was ranked Ni. 1 female tennis player in the doubles for more than 61 weeks. She also ranked 4th in the singles.
After winning the US Open, she pocketed $US1.8 million ($1.7 million) in prize money. She also earns millions in endorsements and marketing experts.
In Australia, Stosur is previously the highest-paid female player and was ranked 15th on BRW's 2010 Australian sports rich list, with earnings of $2.9 million.
Samantha Stosur made her $18 million wealth with US Open & Wimbledon, and by sponsoring brands like Lacoste. Being a well-known sports star, she has a huge fan following on social net working sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.