Professionally, Samantha Stosur is an Australian professional tennis player who played as a single-player for 452 consecutive weeks from October 2008 to June 2017. She has defeated the great Serena Williams and has ranked 4th in the world in singles and 1st in doubles. Besides, she has won the 2011 US Open and ranked 4th in the world in singles and 1st in doubles.
Samantha entered this earth as Samantha Jane Stosur on March 30, 1984, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. As of 2019, her age is 35 years old under the birth sign Aries. She was born to parents Dianne Stosur(mother) and Tony Stosur(father). Stosur has two brothers named Dominic and Daniel. She had learned to play tennis from her brother at the age of eight. She is of Polish descent through her grandmother.
At the age of 6, her family members are forced to move to Adelaide because of the destruction caused by the flood that destroyed her family home and her business. By nationality, she is Australian and belongs to the mixed (Polish and English) ethnicity.
Regarding her education, she studied at Helensvale State High School on the Gold Coast and Gaven State School. After that she movie to the Queensland Academy of Sports under Geoff Masters when she was 14. Later she joined the Australian Institute of Sports tennis program when she was 16 years old.
Samantha stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches with an average weight of 68kg. She has golden brown hair color and blue eyes color. Her shoe size is 8US and the dress size is 4US. Further, Stosur is active on social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Samantha played in the World Youth Club at the age of sixteen years old in Jakarta, Indonesia. Then she started her professional tennis career in 1999 at the ITF Circuit. After that, she debuted in 2000 on the tour of the Women’s Tennis Association. At the Australian Open 2006, she came for the first time in the fourth round. Then at a Grand Slam tournament, best individual results have arisen to date. In January 2007, Solid results brought her on a then-career-high No. 27.
In the year 2009, she came to a real single player. The same year she became notable for her serve, which is now considered one of the best on the women’s tour, while her year-end ranking 13th on another career for the Queenslanders. Before triumphing in Charleston and continuing a second WTA singles title for her rally, she made it to Indian Wells and the Miami neighborhoods. At her next event in Stuttgart, she was a finalist. Then she Justine Henin and a quarter-finalist in Madrid as she prepared for Roland Garros.
Stosur finished her year at the WTA Tour Championships in Qatar. At that time, she was a semi-finalist. In the year 2010, she won the WTA Diamond ACES Award. She has also won the US Open grand slam title in 2011. Besides, she has won two major grand-slam titles Australian Open and Wimbledon title (2 times).
Net Worth & Salary of Samantha Stosur
According to the sources the estimated net worth of an Australian professional tennis player is around $18 million as of 2019. In Australia, she was previously the highest-paid female player and ranked 15th in the Australian sports list of BRW 2010. Likewise, she earned an annual salary of $17.12 million from her tennis career
In 2017, she earned around $700,000 from tennis winnings quoted. She has advertising contracts with brands such as Lacoste, Elephants, ASICS clothing, USUNA, and Babolat racquets. Besides, she also owns a house in Benowa in 2007 which worth is $508,500.
What is Samantha Stosur Relationship status?
No, Samantha Stosur is not a married man. Once there was a rumor that she is a lesbian. Also, it is reported that she is with Lisa Raymond, who is her partner for women. Rumors were sparked as they are very close to each other and Lisa is always supportive of Samantha. But nobody spoke openly about their relationship.
Nonetheless, Samantha has not opened up regarding her sexuality and we cannot be very sure of her sexuality. Apart from her love life, she loves simple pleasures such as going to the beach, swimming in the sea, hanging out with friends, surfing and listening to music. Besides, she also enjoys other sports activities such as snorkeling and cycling.
Who is Samantha Stosur’s partner?
Samantha Stosur’s partner Lisa Raymond is an American retired professional tennis player. She has achieved notable success in doubles tennis.
Besides, she has 11 Grand Slam titles to her name: 6 in women’s doubles and 5 in mixed doubles. Likewise, she reached the World No. 1 ranking in doubles for the first time on June 12, 2000.
Facts of Samantha Stosur
|Full Name||Samantha Jane Stosur|
|Net Worth||$18 million|
|Date Of Birth||March 30, 1984|
|Age||36 years 2 months|
|Place Of Birth||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Profession||Australian professional tennis player|
|Education||Helensvale State High School on the Gold Coast and Gaven State School/ Queensland Academy of Sports|
|Parents||Dianne Stosur(mother) and Tony Stosur(father)|
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