Samantha Stosur Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Age, Wiki

Samantha Stosur Net Worth

Samantha Stosur Family and Parents – Samantha Jane Stosur is an Australian professional tennis player know all about her in this Article.

Samantha Stosur Biography

Name Samantha Stosur
Birth Date 30 March 1984
Age ( 2022 ) 37 years
Birth Place Brisbane, Australia
Nationality Australian
Marital Status In Relation
Spouse / Partner Liz Astling
Children One Daughter
Mother Dianne Stosur
Father Tony Stosur
Siblings Dominic Stosur, Daniel Stosur
Education  Australian Institute of Sport
Profession Australian tennis player
Net Worth $5 Million 
Last Update January 2022

Samantha Jane Stosur is a professional tennis player from Australia. She is the 2011 US Open Ladies Singles Champion and a former world No. 1 in doubles, a position she held for 61 weeks after first achieving it on February 6, 2006. Stosur, a former top ten singles player, attained a career-high singles ranking of No. 4 on February 21, 2011, and spent a total of 165 weeks in the top ten from March 2010 to June 2013. Stosur was also the top-ranked Australian singles player for 452 weeks, from October 2008 to June 2017, and spent nine years in the top 25.

Samantha Stosur Family and Parents

Stosur was born in Brisbane, Queensland and spent the first six years of her life living on the Gold Coast.She is the daughter of Tony and Diane, and has two brothers, Dominic and Daniel.The Stosur family is of Polish descent through Sam’s paternal grandfather.

When she was six, the family house and business on the Gold Coast were destroyed by a flood, and the family moved to Adelaide. There she started playing tennis, when she was given a racquet for Christmas at the age of eight.

While her parents worked long hours at the cafe they had started, Stosur played at local courts with older brother Daniel, who later encouraged their parents to take her to tennis lessons.Her family returned to the Gold Coast when Stosur was 11 years of age.

There she attended Helensvale State High School and Gaven State School. She went away on her first overseas trip at the age of 13, competing in the World Youth Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. At the age of 14, Stosur joined the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) under Geoff Masters. In 2001, when she was 16, she joined the Australian Institute of Sport tennis program.

Samantha Stosur Husband, Is Samantha Stosur Married

Samantha Stosur Family

Samantha Stosur is not Married yet. On 13 July 2020, she announced the birth of daughter Genevieve with her partner Liz Astling. Stosur normally keeps a low profile in her personal life, but this was the first time she publicly announced that she was in a relationship and that she was expecting a child.

Samantha Stosur Net Worth

Samantha Stosur estimated net worth is $18 million in 2022.She has amassed a sizable fortune as a result of her professional tennis career. According to the report, she earned $19,037,221 in prize money from her tennis career.

Samantha Stosur Professional Career

Samantha Stosur Wiki

Stosur first played professional tennis in 1999 at the age of 15 at an ITF Women’s Circuit event in her home state of Queensland where she claimed a straight sets first round victory in the qualifying draw before losing her second round qualifying match 2-6 6-3 3-6. In 2000, she debuted at the Australian Open losing in the first qualifying round. In the following year, she won four straight ITF titles.

In 2002, she lost in the first round at the Gold Coast event.In 2003, Stosur won her first WTA Tour singles matches, reaching the third round of the Australian Open. She lost in the third round to No. 7 seed, Daniela Hantuchová. She also qualified for the WTA event in Memphis.

Stosur was also the top-ranked Australian singles player for 452 consecutive weeks, from October 2008 to June 2017, and was ranked inside the top 25 for a period of nine straight years.She has won a combined total of 40 titles on the WTA Tour including eight Grand Slam titles – and has amassed over $19 million in prize money.

Stosur won a Grand Slam singles title at the 2011 US Open, where she beat Serena Williams in the final and became the first Australian woman since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1980 to win a Grand Slam singles tournament.

She had previously reached another Grand Slam singles final at the 2010 French Open, along the way defeating former world No. 1 and four-time champion Justine Henin in the fourth round, ending the Belgian’s 24-match winning streak at the tournament, and then-world No. 1 Serena Williams in the quarterfinals, before losing to Francesca Schiavone.

Her other major singles achievements include two semifinal finishes at the WTA Finals in 2010 and 2011, as well as reaching three WTA 1000 finals and the final of the WTA Elite Trophy in 2013. She also reached the semifinals of the French Open in 2009, 2012 and 2016, and the US Open quarterfinals in 2010 and 2012.

Stosur is a four-time Grand Slam champion in women’s doubles, winning the 2005 US Open and 2006 French Open with Lisa Raymond, and the 2019 Australian Open and 2021 US Open with Zhang Shuai, and reaching an additional five Grand Slam finals.

She won back-to-back WTA Tour Championships doubles titles with Raymond in 2005 and 2006, and was the co-year end world No. 1 with Raymond in 2006. Stosur has also won three mixed-doubles Grand Slam titles, at the 2005 Australian Open with Scott Draper, the 2008 Wimbledon Championships with Bob Bryan, and the 2014 Wimbledon Championships with Nenad Zimonjić.

 

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