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Sam Stosur

Tennis

Sam took up tennis at the age of eight after a friend gave her a tennis racquet for Christmas. She used to hit at the local courts with her brother, Daniel. He soon realised she had above-average ability and convinced their parents, Diane and Tony, to give Sam coaching lessons. She went away on her first overseas trip at the age of 13, competing in the World Youth Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. At 14 she joined the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) under Geoff Masters and in 2001, when she was 16, Sam joined the Australian Institute of Sport tennis program. She formed a successful coaching partnership with Craig Morris, travelling together on the

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  • Oakley’s Sam Stosur Continues To Cruise at The 2010 US Open

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    Posted almost 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    Australian Sam Stosur played a little lose today, but the end result was as expected a cruiser into the 4th round with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Italy’s Sara Errani. This extends Stosur’s best-ever run at the US Open by pushing her into action this weekend.

  • Millions Watch Oakley’s Top Rx Athlete Take Out Andy Roddick Wednesday Night at the 2010 US Open

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    Posted almost 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    In the most dramatic match ever from the young Oakley Rx player on the ATP World Tour, Janko Tipsarevic took down the 2003 U.S. Open Champion, Andy Roddick in front of a very pro America crowd. It took Janko one set to wake up, but once he did it was full on and there was nothing Roddick could do to stop him.

  • Oakley Kick Starts The 2010 US Open In Style

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    Posted almost 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    Monday’s can be tough for everyone no matter what their profession, the cult classic “Office Space” had a great line that was used several times, that one might have a case of the Mundays, or issue with starting off their week. Well this did not hold true for the three top Oakley tennis players at this year’s US Open being on opening day in the sweltering late summer heat of NYC.

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