Former US Open champion Sam Stosur opened up about her decision to go public about her relationship with partner Liz Astling and about becoming a mother in an interview to Todd Woodbridge. Stosur recently announced that Astling gave birth to a baby girl last month.
Stosur also said that she will skip the rest of the season on the tour and will be back in 2021. On being a mother, Stosur said, "[It will] probably help relax me a little bit more as well because there is something bigger and essentially more important than that one tennis match that you've just played."
Sam Stosur is a former world No. 1 in doubles and a former world No. 4 in singles, winning 9 singles titles, 26 doubles titles and 3 mixed doubles titles and earning over $19 million in prize money. Here are some excerpts from the interview.
Former US Open champion Sam Stosur announces she will play on next year and speaks candidly for the first time about her partner and baby daughter.