Birthdate March 30, 1984 (27 years old)
Birthplace Brisbane, Australia
Residence Gold Coast, Australia
Height 5'8'' (172 cm)
Weight 143 lbs (65 kg)
Turned Pro 2000 (12 yrs on tour)
Career matches won: 186
Year to date matches won: 2
Career matches lost: 142
Year to date matches lost: 2
Current 52 week rank for singles: 6
Current 52 week rank for doubles: 34
1 on the WTA Tour in doubles with Lisa Raymond from the United States. In singles, Stosur has wins against former No. 1s Ana Ivanović, Jelena Janković, Serena Williams, Dinara Safina, Lindsay Davenport, Amélie Mauresmo, Justine Henin and Caroline Wozniacki. she was six the family house and business on the Gold Coast was destroyed by a flood, and the family decided to move to Adelaide. There she started playing tennis, when she was given a racket 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. in the mixed doubles 7–5 6–1. The next tie was against the USA, where Stosur beat Melanie Oudin in straight sets, 6–2 6–4. Hewitt also won his singles match against John Isner sealing the tie. In the mixed doubles, Hewitt-Stosur lost 2–6 6–1 10–5. To advance to the final, Australia needed to win their tie against Spain 3–0. With her success, she reached a career high ranking of no. 10 making her only the third Australian woman to achieve this feat in 10 years after Jelena Dokić reached #4 in 2002 and Alicia Molik reached #8 in 2005. In the doubles, Stosur was 3rd seed with Nadia Petrova. They had a comfortable route to the final, dropping only one set, where they lost 6–4 2–6 10–5 to Květa Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik.
Stosur's next tournament was the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open in Miami where she was seeded 9th. Due to her seeding, Stosur received a bye in the first round. She battled from a 6–4 5–3 deficit and was one game away from defeat before coming back to record a 4–6 7–5 6–2 victory against Carla Suárez Navarro. Her third round was also tough, winning in a similar scoreline 4–6 7–5 6–1 against Virginie Razzano.