US Open 2011: Women’s Singles – Samantha Stosur (Australia) Wins Title
Samantha Stosur (Australia) shocks Serena Williams (United States of America) to take first major title
Stosur is the first Australian winner here since Margaret Court in 1973 – and that ought to be the garland that hangs around the final. But it is not. To reach her 6-2, 6-3 win, the quietly spoken Queenslander had to ignore a sustained outburst that her opponent directed at the chair umpire, Eva Asderaki, when penalised a point for intentional verbal hindrance during play.