In tennis and Australia’s Samantha Stosur has sprung a major upset.
In the WTA championship final in Doha overnight she overwhelmed world number one, Caroline Wozniack in straight sets.
Candice Anderson reports.
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With her powerful serve and laser-like forehand in perfect form Stosur dispatched Wozniack with a 6-4 6-3 scoreline.
The unlikely win under her belt she now has her sights set on the title.
Samantha Stosur Womens Tennis Player: “Why not, if I can get through this group and I think anyone’s got a chance, so I’m really looking forward to it and hopefully I can keep playing like this.”
England’s Sam Burgess has told his team mates to stop talking and start winning as they prepare for Sunday’s Four Nations match against Australia in Melbourne.
Burgess admitting it was embarrassing the team hadn’t won a trophy against Australia since 1972.
The Kangaroos say they won’t be lulled into underestimating their old enemy.
Petero Civoniceva, Kangaroo Prop: “It’s gonna be a really tough and torrid match, they always are test matches verse England and a lot of passion, a lot of spirit.”
Soccer officials were forced to cancel last night’s A-League game between the Newcastle Jets and North Queensland Fury due to the shoddy state of Energy Australia Stadium. A motocross event tearing up its playing surface two weeks ago.
The New South Wales Government will now have to foot the five hundred thousand dollar bill for the entire pitch to be relayed.
Candice Anderson, QUT News.