Stosur: 'very, very happy with the career I've had'
The Queenslander is encouraged by the longevity of the Williams sisters, and others, but she also admits to feeling differently about tennis now that far more of her competitive years are behind her than ahead.
Flashback: Stosur's 2011 US Open victory.
In 2011 Samantha Stosur became the first Australian women's US Open champion since 1973, after upsetting Serena Williams 6-2, 6-3 at Flushing Meadows.
Qualifier Barty ousts Venus in Cincy 2nd round
Ninth-seeded Venus Williams was knocked out of the Western & Southern Open by qualifier Ashleigh Barty in a second-round match on Wednesday.
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Salisbury to be awarded Alex Tobin Medal
Matildas legend Cheryl Salisbury is set to become the first female recipient of the prestigious Alex Tobin Medal.
Sharapova gets wild-card entry into US Open
Maria Sharapova, who hasn't played in a Grand Slam event in 18 months, has received a wild-card entry into the US Open.
Diamonds dodge early meeting with NZ, England
Australia has been drawn in a group with Jamaica, South Africa, Barbados, Fiji and Northern Ireland for next year's Commonwealth Games netball.
Geitz seeks return for Commonwealth Games
Laura Geitz knows it will be an unusual path back into the Australian side if the former captain is recalled before the Diamonds' Commonwealth Games defence.
Proud Pearson turns injury torment into gold
Australian hurdler Sally Pearson repeated her success of the London Olympics in 2012 with World Championships gold on Saturday in the same stadium, but the intervening years had not been kind to her and made victory all the sweeter.
Riding through Bamiyan, Afghanistan
In the province of Bamiyan rides the first official women's cycling team in Afghanistan outside of Kabul. Together, they're challenging social norms and empowering local women and girls with the support of their community.
Alexa Bliss takes strenuous WWE lifestyle in stride
Life on the road as a WWE superstar isn't always glamorous, but Raw women's champion Alexa Bliss has found the right mix to keep every moment exciting -- and she wouldn't have it any other way.
Danica: Can't spiral over 2018 uncertainty
Danica Patrick is letting those who work for her handle sponsorship negotiations. The five-year Cup Series veteran says she won't fret about her NASCAR future.
Leah 'Gllty' Hayes is showing esports how she's a 'magnificent b----'
Leah "Gllty" Hayes is no stranger to trash talk -- as a transgender woman Street Fighter V gamer, she receives a lot of it. But the hate doesn't faze her; instead, it drives her to dish it back to her detractors in words and in gameplay.
Jang to defend Women's Open golf crown
South Korean star Ha Na Jang has committed to defend her Women's Australian Open at Adelaide's Kooyonga Golf Club from February 15-18.
ICYMI at Worlds: No more Hero anymore
The iconic and energetic mascot of the World Athletics Championships bows out in fine style, Caster Semenya leads a brilliant night for African athletics, and Jamaican relay's injury curse strikes again.
How the American and European Solheim Cup teams stack up
With a mix of experience and rookies, the 12-player Solheim Cup teams from the U.S. and Europe are eager for the focus to be on the competition, not the type of controversy that almost overshadowed the Americans' comeback in 2015.
The playlist that keeps ultrarunner Gina Lucrezi from boredom
Racing 100 miles gives Gina Lucrezi a lot of time alone with her thoughts -- and her playlist. The artists who keep her sane until the finish line? Led Zeppelin, Van Halen and Jamiroquai.
Aussie Stevens wins silver in women's discus
Dani Stevens has smashed the longstanding Australian women's discus record to claim world championships silver in London.
Pearson overtakes Freeman on major medals
In winning gold in the 100m hurdles at the world titles in London, Sally Pearson can now lay claim to an even better record than Cathy Freeman in her favoured event at global championships.
Pearson fastest qualifier in hurdles final
Comeback queen Sally Pearson has thrown down the gauntlet by qualifying fastest for the 100m hurdles final at the world athletics championships in London.
Read this, because you likely missed one of the best races in running history
Admit it, sports fans. Yeah, you -- the one waiting for football season (American or European) to start. You couldn't care less about the women's steeplechase. But, right now, you should care. You're missing something amazing.
One year after Rio: What's left behind after the flame goes out
The 2016 Summer Games were supposed to bring Rio and Brazil to new financial and athletic heights. What's left behind? A city and country shrouded by corruption, debt and broken promises.
Payne creates stir by leaving media conference early
Michelle Payne is reported to have stormed out of a media function in England after telling Shergar Cup organisers she was unwell.
Wenger: A female manager will be in the EPL soon.
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger believes that there will be a female managing a Premier League team in the near future.
'Disappointing' and unexpected finish for Allyson Felix
While Allyson Felix has nothing left to prove in athletics, she knows missing out on another gold medal in the 400 was a lost opportunity.
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