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Sam Stosur

60 seconds with Sam Stosur


60 seconds with Sam Stosur, the US Open champion.

Actress I would like to play me in a film about my life: Julia Roberts.
If I wasn’t a tennis player, I would be: An athlete – I would be playing another sport.
I never travel to a tournament without: My rackets.
Favourite city on the tour: Osaka.
The last place I visited on holiday: Tasmania
Favourite restaurant on the tour: Isakayas in Tokyo.
Favourite shop on the tour: I don’t like shopping for clothes that much, but when I’m Paris I go to the Nespresso shop to stock up on coffee for the apartment.
The last book I read: Rafa Nadal’s book.
The last film I watched: Notting Hill.
The last album I listened to: Florence and the Machine.
The last meal I cooked: Jeez, I can’t even remember. I haven’t been home for so long that I can’t really remember. Maybe a simple spaghetti bolognese.
The last joke I laughed at: Probably something that shouldn’t be repeated.
The last time I was recognised by a member of the public: The other day in a sandwich shop.
The last time I broke a racket: A long time ago. I’ve been well-behaved for a while now.
Grass, hard or clay? Clay.
Hot or cold? Hot.
Sand or snow? Sand.
Be invisible or fly? Fly.
If I won the lottery, I would: Go anywhere I wanted in my private jet. And give lots away.