Samantha Stosur Biography

Updated On Jan 24, 2019 Published On Nov 14, 2017
Facts of Samantha Stosur
Date of Birth: 1984 , March-30
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Samantha Stosur
Birth Name Samantha Jane Stosur
Nick Name Samantha
Father Tony Stosur
Mother Diane Stosur
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Brisbane, Australia
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Tennis Player
Net Worth $18 million
Weight in KG 65 kgs
Famous for defeating Serena Williams in US Open 2011
Married No
Children No
Divorce No
Education Helensvale State High School, Gaven State School, Queensland Academy of Sport
Siblings Dominic and Daniel
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Samantha Stosur is a 34 years old Australian tennis player who ranked as the No. 1 Australian player for 450 consecutive weeks. She is also a former world champion who was ranked in no#1 in doubles and no#4 in singles. Samantha won the US Open in the year 2011 after beating then champion, Serena Williams.

Samantha Stosur's early age

Samantha Stosur was born as Samantha Jane Stosur on 30th March 1984, to father, Tony, and mother, Diane. She grew up along with her siblings, Dominic, and Daniel in Brisbane, Queensland. Regarding her ethnicity, she is white and holds an Australian Nationality.

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As a child, Samantha Stosur was enrolled at Gaven State School and Helensvale State High School. She attended Queensland Academy of Sport under Geoff Masters at the age of 14, and at the age of 16, Samantha joined the Australian Institute of Sports tennis program.

Samantha Stosur's career

After getting training from the Queensland Academy and Australian Institute of Sport, Samantha played her first professional tennis in 1999 on the ITF women's circuit. She made her debut on the WTA tour in 2000. She won her first WTA singles match in 2003. 

As a partner for Lisa Raymond in women's doubles, she has also faced both the Williams sister; Serena Williams and Venus Willaims ate the US open in 2006.

She won the 2011 US Open and became the first Australian women since 1980 to win a Grand Slam singles tournament, defeating Serena Williams, mother of Olympia. Besides, She also won Wimbledon Championship in 2008, and Wimbledon Championships in mixed doubles in 2014. 

The Australian tennis player has also faced Maria Sharapova many times during which Sharapova won Samantha Stours by 15-2.

Samantha Stosur's personal life

Samantha Stosur's muscular arms, biceps, and muscular body have raised several questions pointing towards her sexuality. Further, she hasn't been seen with any men so far but is a close friend of Lisa Raymond who is also a tennis player and an openly lesbian.

Lisa and Samantha's closeness has created an illusion among her fans and has generated rumors that they are dating each otherHowever, the rumor has not yet been verified. Apart from these rumors, the is no reported affairs or relationship regarding Samantha Stosur. 

Samantha Stosur's net worth

Samantha Stosur has earned wide recognition and fame from her tennis career. She has won several matches and tournament. Stosur has made a huge amount of money from her career, and her net worth as in 2018 is around $18 mill

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Born in Australia.

March 30 , 1984

Samantha Stosur was born on 30th March 1984 in Australia. She is the daughter of father, Tony, and mother, Diane. She also has two brothers named as Dominic and Daniel. 

Starting Tennis training.

1998

Samantha Stosur started her career at the age of 14. Firstly, she enrolled at the Queensland Academy and later joined Australian Institute of Sports at the age of 16. 

Played her first Professional game.

1999

After getting trained at Queensland Samantha Stosur and Australian Institute of Sport, Samantha Stosur played her first professional tennis game in 1999 on the ITF women's circuit. 

Won 2011 US Open.

2011

In the year 2011, Samantha Stosur won US Open after defeating Serena Williams. She becomes the first Australian women since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1980 to win a Grand Slam Singles Tournament.  

Current Networth

2018

Samantha Stosur has earned wide recognition and fame from her tennis career. She has made a huge amount of money from her career and her current net worth is estimated to be around $18 million.