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Is Sam Stosur retiring? Did Sam Stosur ever win a Grand Slam?

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Samantha Jane Stosur is an Australian professional tennis player.

Sam Stosur is a former world No. 1 in doubles, a ranking which she first achieved on 6 February 2006 and held for 61 consecutive weeks.

Sam Stosur reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 4 on 21 February 2011 and spent a total of 165 weeks ranked inside the top ten, between March 2010 and June 2013.

Sam 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.

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Sam Stosur has won a combined total of 40 titles on the WTA Tour (9 in singles, 28 in doubles, and 3 in mixed doubles) – including eight Grand Slam titles – and has amassed over $19 million in prize money.

Did Sam Stosur ever win a Grand Slam?

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

Is Sam Stosur retiring?

Sam Stosur announced her retirement from singles tennis after second-round loss at the Australian Open 2022.

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