Sam loses to Venus
New York, Tennis Australia – Sam Stosur lost a tough first round to seventh seeded Venus Williams 6-2 6-3.
Stosur led 3-1 in the second set, but was unable to stop the Wimbledon champion.
Stosur’s next appearance at Flushing Meadows is in the doubles, where she partners with American Lisa Raymond. The 10th seeds are due to face Emilie Loit and Pauline Parmentier of France.
In the mixed, she teams with Indian Mahesh Bhupathi.