The skilled Sam Stosur is wanting ahead to representing Australia on the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Scotland.
Sam Stosur is likely one of the most embellished gamers in Australia’s proud Billie Jean King Cup historical past.
The enduring 38-year-old has contested 32 ties in her illustrious profession and compiled 29 singles wins, essentially the most ever of any Australian participant.
Stosur made her debut within the crew competitors in 2003 – and now, 19 years later, will proudly put on the inexperienced and gold on the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Glasgow.
“I really like representing Australia, and it’s an honour to be chosen for the Billie Jean King Cup Finals,” stated Stosur, who boasts an 8-1 win-loss file in doubles within the competitors.
“Clearly, I’ve gone from being the youngest one within the crew, to nicely and really the oldest, so hopefully I can go on some expertise to all the ladies.”
“@BJKCup is at all times about coronary heart and camaraderie – and that’s what we positively have in our crew.”@Ajlatom is happy to steer the Australian cost on the 2022 #BJKCup finals 💚💛#GoAussies https://t.co/AP68D3aE88
— TennisAustralia (@TennisAustralia) November 4, 2022
Stosur is hoping so as to add a Billie Jean King Cup title to her spectacular resume, which incorporates eight Grand Slam titles throughout singles, doubles and blended doubles.
The previous world No.1-ranked doubles participant, who final performed within the competitors in 2019, believes Australia is a title contender.
“Ajla (Tomljanovic) has had a unbelievable yr,” Stosur stated. “I used to be so impressed with the way in which she performed on the US Open, not simply the Serena match, she backed it up day-to-day, and I really feel like her type has simply gotten higher and higher because the yr has gone on.
“Stormy (Sanders) and Ellen (Perez), they’re enjoying nicely, particularly on the doubles courtroom. They’ve had unbelievable outcomes constantly every week lately.
“There’s an entire group of us which might be out there and a few nice selections within the crew for who performs.”
The Australian crew, which additionally consists of Priscilla Hon, faces Slovakia and Belgium throughout the round-robin levels of the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup Finals.
The occasion, which runs from 8-13 November, is broadcast dwell on the 9 Community in Australia.
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