No one could beat the glamour of women in sports. This might be the reason why Samantha Stosur career as a tennis player has been able to attract millions of fans out there. Samantha Stosur is not an ordinary tennis player, and she is a champion.
Samantha Stosur is an Australian professional tennis player. Samantha Stosur career has been very successful so far. She has been the world No. 1 in doubles. She held the position for 61 long weeks (more than a year). Samantha Stosur had been world No. 4 in singles. The girl plays tennis in some other level, the unbeatable level. She also was the top-ranked Australian player from 2008 to 2017.
Samantha Stosur was born on 30 March 1984 in Brisbane, Queensland. She was born to parents Tony and Diane. Stosur has two brothers namely Dominic and Daniel.
Early life and education
When people look into Samantha Stosur career as a player, many people get intimidated and motivated at the same time. However, she did not catch this height in a very first go, she had her share of struggles, but the only difference was that she was able to transform those conflicts into opportunities.
When Stosur was six years old, their family moved to Adelaide because a flood destroyed the family house and business on the Gold Coast. Tragic! After the family moved to Adelaide, Stosur started playing tennis when she has gifted a racquet for Christmas at the age of eight. Her hobby then begun turning into passion as she started playing at local courts with older brother Daniel. Later looking at Stosur’s interest and caliber in tennis, Daniel encouraged their parents to take her to tennis lessons. We are just thankful to him for facilitating Samantha Stosur career in sport.
When Stosur was eleven years old, her family returned to the Gold Coast. There she attended Helensvale State High School on the Gold Coast and Gaven State School. After some years, following the dream, Stosur joined the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) under Geoff Masters. Later she joined the Australian Institute of Sports tennis program at the age of 16.
Career and net worth
Samantha Stosur career as a professional tennis player started in 1999 when she played on the ITF women's circuit. Stosur won her first WTA singles matched in 2003. Samantha Stosur is former world No. 1 in doubles. She held the ranking for more than a year, for 61 long weeks. Also, she is a former world No. 4 in singles. Samantha Stosur career has paid her off. Stosur was the top-ranked Australian player from 2008 to 2017.
Some A class professionals have coached Samantha Stosur. She had been coached by David Taylor from 2008 to 2013 and from 2015 to 2016. Similarly, she has been coached by Miles Maclagan for a year from 2013 to 2014. Also, Simon Rea coached her from 2014 to 2015, and Joshua Eagle has been coaching her since 2017 until present. To continue with Samantha Stosur career, she became runner-up at more than five Grand Slam events This also includes the singles at the 2010 French Open where she got victory over four-time champion Justine Henin and world No. 1 Serena Williams.
With all these facts and figure, it would not be a stretch to say that Samantha Stosur has made a lot of money but what might be Samantha Stosur net worth? Well, Samantha Stosur net worth is estimated to be more than 31 million dollars.
Personal life and spouse
Samantha Stosur personal life has many mysteries hidden merely because Samantha Stosur own life has many interesting details that have not been cleared yet. Samantha Stosur is suspected to be a lesbian. Given the fact that she has never been linked to any man and her physique is muscular especially her arms, people have been wondering about her sexual orientation. It is rumored that Samantha Stosur has a soft corner for Lisa Raymond who is openly a lesbian. It might be true it might just be a faceless rumor, noting has been cleared yet.
Awards, achievements, and recognitions
Samantha Stosur has won many championships. She is the winner of the 2011 US Open where she defeated Serena Williams in the final and became the first Australian woman after 1980 to win a Grand Slam singles tournament. Additionally, she has won five other Grand Slam titles as o now. They are the 2005 US Open and 2006 French Open in women's doubles; and the 2005 Australian Open. The list also includes the 2008 Wimbledon Championships and the 2014 Wimbledon Championships in mixed doubles.
The player has maintained her excellent presence in social media. Samantha Stosur twitter account is active, and anyone can follow Samantha Stosur twitter.