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19 December 2011

60 seconds with: Samantha Stosur


Photo: Ella LingSamantha Stosur (AUS)

Any nicknames?
Sam or Sammy. 

If you weren’t a tennis player, what would you be?
An actress.

Which website do you check the most?

What do you regard as your biggest achievement in tennis?
Winning the US Open.

If a movie was made about your life, which actress would you want to play you?
Julia Roberts or Drew Barrymore.

What do you do when you’re not playing tennis?
Watch TV shows and movies, and visit sights around where I’m playing.

Where is your favourite holiday destination?
I’ve only been on one holiday in the past five years and that was to Freycinet National Park, Tasmania. That was pretty good.

What is the best Fed Cup atmosphere you’ve played in?
Probably Adelaide, when we played against Spain (2010).

Who is the most famous person in your phone book?
I break my phone every six months so I lose a lot of numbers.

If you were singing karaoke, what song would you pick?
I wouldn’t. I would run far away.

Do you have any pre-match rituals?
No, just the typical stuff. Warm up, have something to eat.

What was the last music you downloaded on iTunes?
Sia’s new CD.

If you could pick three people from history to have dinner with, who would they be?
The cast of Seinfeld.

What has been your best Fed Cup moment?
Beating Spain in that Adelaide tie to get to the World Group.

And your worst Fed Cup moment?
I don’t think I’ve ever had any!

Tell us something about Sam Stosur that we don’t know…
I am a big St Kilda Aussie Rules fan.

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