Samantha Stosur - Updated May 2024

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Samantha Stosur

Samantha Stosur is an Australian professional tennis player. Samantha Stosur is a famous woman who won the 2011 US Open. She ranked 4th in the world in singles and 1st in doubles.

Early Life and Childhood

Samantha Stosur is 38 years old. She was born on March 30, 1984, in Brisbane, Queensland. Her birth name is Samantha Jane Stosur and her birth sign is Aries. She was born to Dianne Stosur and  Tony Stosur. She grew up with two brothers, Dominic and Daniel.

Likewise, she learned to play tennis at the age of eight from his brother Daniel. Further, her family members had to move to Adelaide due to the destruction caused by the flood which took away their family’s house and business at the age of 6. Moreover, she belongs to American nationality and is a mixed ethnicity of Polish and English.


Talking about educational history, Stosur completed her schooling at Helensvale State High School on the Gold Coast and Gaven State School. Likewise, she attended the Queensland Academy of Sports under Geoff Masters when she was 14 and joined the Australian Institute of Sports tennis program when she was 16.

Samantha Stosur – Net Worth 2023

Samantha has earned a decent sum of money from her profession. Her estimated net worth is around $18 million but her salary is not disclosed yet. She made her good fortune through US Open & Wimbledon, and by endorsing brands.

Likewise, she has endorsement deals with many brands like Lacoste, USUNA, Elephants, ASICS clothing,  and Babolat racquets. She bought a house in Benowa in 2007 for $508,500 but reportedly she sold it in 2016 for $ 500k.

Professional Life and Career

Reflecting on her professional career, Samantha started her professional career journey at an early age. At the age of 16, she competed as a tennis player in the World Youth Club in Jakarta, Indonesia. Moreover, she played her first professional tennis in 1999 on the ITF Circuit and later debuted on the Women’s Tennis Association tour in 2000.

Similarly, she has been playing tennis and is still active presently. She keeps on playing different games representing her country. Likewise, her favorite shot is a two-handed backhand.  She was previously the world’s No. 1 in doubles, a ranking which she held for 61 weeks, and even a former world No. 4 in singles. From October 2008 to June 2017, she was the top-ranked Australian player for 452 consecutive weeks.

Moreover, she ranked 41st in WTA, after she won the 2011 US Open, winning Serena Williams in the final. And she became the first Australian woman since 1980 to win a Grandslam. She was also defeated by Johanna Konta in the semi-finals of the French Open in 2012.

In the year 1999, she became a professional and began her career in tennis. At the very starting phase, she showed her skills and talents in the game of tennis.  As, she won the 2011 U.S. Open, by defeating World No.1 player Serena Williams in the final, the year 2011 was incredible for her. She also exceeded the French Open, Australian Open, and Wimbledon.

In 2018 and 2019, she competed at the Australian Open.

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Caption: Samantha Stosur captured suffering an almighty scare at WTA Roger Cups (Source:


Samantha has received many awards in her professional career. She has won 8 WTA titles and 4 ITF titles. Likewise, she has also won the US Open grand slam title in 2011. Moreover, she is very successful when it comes to her double career. She has won two major grand slam titles Australian Open as well as the Wimbledon title (2 times).

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Caption: Samantha Stosur captured with trophy US Open Women’s Champion 2011(Source: new-live sports. Blogspot)

Personal Life

Reflecting on Samantha’s relationship status, she was rumored to be romantically involved with Lisa Raymond who is openly a lesbian. They have partnered with each other in many doubles matches and have even won seven WTA doubles titles. They not only share a strong bond on the tennis court but are also pretty close outside as well. Likewise, they are very happy with each other.

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Caption: Samantha Stosur captured with a rumored girlfriend (Source: ABC)

Furthermore, there might have been no involvement in any other relationship previously. Samantha is rumored to be a lesbian which became true. Moreover, there are no other involvement scandals in her professional as well as personal life,

Body Measurements

Samantha Stosur has an amazing personality and a stunning body. She has a good height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 68kg. Further, her shoe size is 8(US) and her dress size is 4(US). Likewise, she has golden brown hair color and her eye color is blue.

Samantha Stosur – Social Media

Samantha Stosur is socially active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has accompanied a great fan following. Likewise, she has more than 140k followers on Facebook, around 34.2k followers on Instagram, and more than 33k followers on Twitter.