Sam Stosur still finding motivation at scene of greatest triumph. Her next tournament was Torontowhere she defeated Heidi El Tabakhsixth seed Kuznetsova and Virginie Razzano before being eliminated by fourth seed and eventual champion Elena Dementieva in the quarterfinals in three sets. Archived from the original on 12 September As a result of this loss her ranking dropped to world No. Stosur's next tournament was the Madrid Openwhere she was the fifth seed. Her next tournament was the Dubai Tennis Championshipswhere she was seeded ninth. They were seeded fifth, but lost to another Russia-Australian duo, Vera Dushevina and Anastasia Rodionova in the first round.
Her game winning streak was ended by former world No.
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She lost the match in three sets, despite being 7—5, 1—0 up with a breakpoint to go 2—0. Download our free app on the App Store or Google Play for the latest headlines and breaking news alerts. The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 21 March As the eighth seed, Stosur had a bye in the first round.
It was both players' first ever Grand Slam final, with Schiavone coming out on top. Her next tournament was the Dubai Tennis Championshipswhere she was seeded ninth. Samantha Stosur crashes out in first-round loss to Monica Puig". In the doubles draw, Stosur and Petrova were seeded third and reached the final without dropping a set. She played Francesca Schiavone in the second round, winning in a three-set battle.