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Australian tennis player Sam Stosur and husband have a baby girl

Australian tennis star Sam Stosur announces she’s a new mom after her partner secretly gave birth a month ago – as they reveal her sweet name

  • Sam Stosur’s partner Liz Astling quietly gave birth to a baby girl Genevieve
  • The Australian tennis superstar revealed the baby news on Instagram on Monday
  • Stosur, 36, won the US Open in 2011 and has six grand slam doubles titles

Samantha Stosur announced that she became a mother last month after her partner Liz Astling had a baby.

The 36-year-old announced on Instagram on Monday that she and Astling welcomed Genevieve to the world on June 16.

“Life during the coronavirus has been challenging in many ways, but personally it was one of the most exciting and happy times of my life,” Stosur wrote.

Aussie tennis star Sam Stosur (right) is a new mom after partner Liz Astling (left) gave birth to a girl named Genevieve

Aussie tennis star Sam Stosur (right) is a new mom after partner Liz Astling (left) gave birth to a girl named Genevieve

Stosur, 36, won the US Open in 2011 and has six grand slam double titles (pictured in 2020)

Stosur, 36, won the US Open in 2011 and has six grand slam double titles (pictured in 2020)

Stosur, 36, won the US Open in 2011 and has six grand slam double titles (pictured in 2020)

“Mommy and Evie are doing well and it is so great to be at home with both of them.

“We are absolutely in love with this little bundle and roll with the happy chaos.

“We can’t wait for what’s to come and watch little Evie grow up … though we hope not too soon.”

Stosur, who won the US Open in 2011 and has six Grand Slam doubles to her name, including last year’s Australian Open in partnership with Chinese Zhang Shuai, is currently 97th in the world rankings.

Stosur has not indicated whether she will return to tennis when events resume on August 1 for the first time since the season was postponed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“Mommy and Evie are doing well and it is so great to be at home with both of them,” Stosur wrote

Stosur has not indicated whether she will return to tennis when the events resume in August

Stosur has not indicated whether she will return to tennis when the events resume in August

Stosur has not indicated whether she will return to tennis when the events resume in August

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