Sam Stosur

Sam wins Sportswoman of the year award

Sam Stosur has won Cosmopolitan’s Sportswoman of the year award in the Australian magazine’s annual Fun, Fearless Female awards.

While the ceremony was held in Australia, Sam was thousands of kilometres away in Beijing and therefore unable to attend the event.

She did, however, send a video acceptance speech, which you can watch here.

  • Jim

    Congratulations Sam, this is thoroughly deserved! Your achievements this year have been truly amazing, you singlehandedly contributed some of the most thrilling moments on the WTA tour. I also read that Evonne Goolagong Cawley has tipped you to win the AO in January as the first of several slams. That's high praise indeed from one of the legends of tennis, but again thoroughly deserved. Good luck in Osaka next week, and then on to Doha! You can do it Sam!

  • Elena Konovalova

    Congratulations, Sam. You deserve this award. It's great when your hard work, achievement and talent appreciated at its true value. This pleasant moments in the life of any athlete. And thousands of people vote for you. I'm incredibly proud of you, though I'm not Australian. But for me, you're always the best not only in Australia, but and worldwide.

    I'm happy that I live with you in the same time. thank you, Sammy! xx

  • LindaChiang

    Congratulations,Sammy !!
    You make a breakthrough in this year , and bring us so much fun , so I'm not surprised you take this award , the most important is that more and more people notice Sam's effort . enjoy it !! : )

  • Drine

    Congrats Sammy!!!! And thanks for sharing the video, you look great :))

  • TimZ

    Congratulations Sammy! You absolutely deserve winning this. I hope that lifts your mood a bit. ;-)

    Best wishes from Germany! =)

  • Thomas Debes

    congrats, so well deserved. you earn everything you get. now work hard and finish the season in style;)

  • Mario_cro

    Congratulations Sammy, you deserve this award. Best wishes in Osaka next week.

  • MartinDK

    As I said earlier: You are the queen !

  • Rena_Egypt

    Congratulations Sammy :)

  • Ssaccardi

    Congratulations on your award. I voted for you. Well done. Keep up the good work.

  • Totally deserved!!!!

    Good luck next week in Osaka defending your title!!! You can do it!!

    xox Lianne

  • Hi Sammy! Totally deserved victory, my congratulations for this award and respect. Without a doubt you are the best! Wonderful person and a great athlete!

  • Lorena Mazzoni (Argentina)

    Congratulations Sammy!!!! You deserve it!!!!! Go Girl!!! You are awsome!!!! Good Luck in Osaka!!!!

    Cross my fingers for you!!!! Love your pic at the China Great Wall!!! VAMOS!!!

  • jf ( from France )

    Wow, Sammy :) – Congratulations for this award you really deserve !

    See you in Osaka, Sam, you'll do it :)

    Cheers,

    jf

  • arisasira

    Awesome! I'm not sure if you can even comprehend just how much Australia is behind you at every event, and how much we support and love what you do and who you are. You're amazing, don't forget it!

  • Lisa

    YAY Sam! Congratulations on the award, thoroughly deserved! And congrats on making it to the Championships, it's a great reward for a fantastic year…hope you can finish off well in Osaka and Doha! Your fans are behind you all the way!!

  • LindaChiang

    Hi Jim , : ) I saw that too , check this out :
    http://www.smh.com.au/sport/tennis/evonne-backs-sam-to-break-slam-duck-20101005-1668c.html

    Four time AO champions' obeservation to Sam , hope that can give Sam some muses , and find
    the most comfortable way to win .

  • BennyG

    Congrats Sam on winning such an award like this. Like everyone on here we all so proud of what you have done :)

  • LankyDes

    I second everything Jim has said. Evonne Goolagong was beautiful to watch as well as being my first ever crush as a twelve year old. If I was twelve today , I am sure you would have been ,Sammy. In fact my three favourite tennis players have all been Australians , Tony Roche being the other .And yet you Aussies are the big enemy in Ashes cricket!

    Good luck for all the tournaments coming up.

    Love and Best Wishes

    Des, Liverpool, England