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Japan Women's Open: Stosur tops Diyas, wins tournament for third time

OSAKA, Japan -- Sam Stosur won the Japan Women's Open for a third time on Sunday with a straight-sets triumph against Zarina Diyas in Osaka. The defending champion Stosur was broken in the first game by the 20-year-old from Kazakhstan, which set the tone for a tight opening set but the No.1 seed drew on her power and experience to win 7-6 (9-7), 6-3. "Zarina played very...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur Wins Third Japan Open Title

#457103778 / gettyimages.com (October 12, 2014) Defending champion Sam Stosur won her third Japan Women’s Open title on Sunday, pushing back Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 7-6 (9-7), 6-3. “Zarina played very good match today,” said the 30-year-old Australian Stosur who saved two set points in the first set. “She managed to put me under a lot of pressure and returned serve really...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Stosur to play Diyas in Osaka final

OSAKA, Japan -- Top-seeded Sam Stosur reached the final of the Japan Women's Open on Saturday with a 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. Stosur is looking for her third title in Osaka and will play fifth-seeded Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan, who reached her first WTA final with a 6-2, 7-5 win against Luksika Kumkhum of Thailand. Stosur said "my game got...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur easily reaches 2nd round at Wimbledon

Fifth-seeded Sam Stosur of Australia easily reached the second round of Wimbledon on Monday, beating Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-1, 6-3. Stosur raced to a 5-0 lead in the first set and earned an early break in the second, wrapping up the victory in 1 hour, 2 minutes when Suarez Navarro hit a forehand long. Stosur won the 2011 U.S. Open but has traditionally struggled at Wimbledon...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Weight of nation too much for Stosur

Remember the Sam Stosur who won the US Open with such style and panache last September? That Sam Stosur doesn't play in Australia. Back home, with the weight of expectation on her shoulders, this fine tennis player and likable personality turns into an altogether less confident figure who appears quite unable to reproduce the kind of tennis that proved too much for Serena Williams...
Via Fox Sports
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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