Former US Open champion Samantha Stosur faces a tough opponent in China's Zheng Jie in the first round of the Sydney International, a critical lead-up to her Australian Open campaign.
Samantha Stosur of Australia serves during a training session in Brisbane on December 29, 2012. The former US Open champion faces tough opposition from China's Zheng Jie in the first round of the Sydney International.
World number nine Stosur has had a rocky build-up to her home Grand Slam, being dumped in the first round of the Brisbane International last week by Swede Sofia Arvidsson who took full advantage of the Australian's 48 unforced errors.
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