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Australian Open Day 6: Petra Kvitova Dashes Australian Hopes, Knocks Out Samantha Stosur; Clijster, Zvonareva Advance

It’s hard to carry the weight of an entire nation’s hopes on one shoulders. On Friday, those expectations of a championship run at the Australian Open came crashing down on 5th-seed and hometown hopeful Samantha Stosur’s shoulders as she watched Petra Kvitova rip 35 winners against her to oust the Australian star from the tournament … Continue reading

Samantha Stosur, Li Na, Victoria Azarenka Advance; Francesca Schiavone, Jelena Jankovic Upset In First Round Of Medibank International

The last time we saw Samantha Stosur of Australia, she was getting bounced out of the Brisbane International by Jarmila Groth. Determined not to let history repeat, Stosur maintained a strong service game, never facing a break point, in defeating Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer 7-5 6-4 to open her run at the Medibank International Sydney. In … Continue reading