Australian tennis star Samantha Stosur is approaching the upcoming French Open with a positive mindset, determined to showcase her skills on the clay courts of Roland Garros. Stosur, known for her powerful game and fierce determination, has expressed confidence in her abilities, despite facing tough competition from some of the world’s best players.
In a recent interview, Samantha Stosur discussed her preparations for the prestigious tournament and her outlook for the competition. The seasoned veteran, who has previously tasted success at the Grand Slam level, believes that her experience will be a valuable asset as she takes on the challenge in Paris.
Stosur acknowledged the inherent difficulties of playing on clay, but she remains undeterred. She emphasized the importance of adapting her game to suit the surface and expressed her eagerness to test herself against top-ranked opponents. The 39-year-old Australian believes that her powerful serve and aggressive style of play will be effective on the slow and demanding clay courts.
Reflecting on her past accomplishments at Roland Garros, Stosur recalled her memorable run in 2010 when she reached the final, ultimately losing to Italy’s Francesca Schiavone. The experience of playing on the main stage at the French Open fuels Stosur’s motivation to strive for further success.
Stosur has had a relatively steady start to the 2023 season, showcasing glimpses of her exceptional talent. While she has faced setbacks and challenges, she remains resilient and determined to make her mark on the tour. With her positive attitude and unwavering focus, Stosur aims to improve her ranking and make a deep run in the upcoming French Open.