Samantha Jane "Sam" Stosur (born 30 March 1984) is an Australian professional tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 in doubles, a ranking which she held for 61 weeks, and a former World No. 4 in singles.
Stosur won the 2011 US Open, defeating Serena Williams in the final and becoming the first Australian woman since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1980 to win a Grand Slam singles tournament. Stosur has won five other Grand Slam titles to date: the 2005 US Open and 2006 French Open in women's doubles; and the 2005 Australian Open, 2008 and 2014 Wimbledon Championships in mixed doubles.
She was also the runner-up of the singles event at the 2010 French Open, defeating four-time champion Justine Henin, World No. 1 Serena Williams, and World No. 4 Jelena Janković en route to the final...
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Tennis takes care of everything. It requires agility and quickness to get to the ball, core strength to get power into your shorts and stamina to last for an entire match. In addition to toning your arms and shoulders, it's a total body workout for your legs and abs, and works your heart and core unlike any other sport.
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