1 Jan 2013

No easy answer to Stosur's home court woes

2:41 pm on 1 January 2013

The former U.S. Open tennis champion Samantha Stosur concedes there is no magic solution to her problems on home courts after a shock loss to Sofia Arvidsson in the opening round of the Brisbane International yesterday.

The world number nine, who has failed to match expectations in Australian tournaments, lost 7-6 7-5 to the Swede, five weeks after ankle surgery and only a fortnight before the Australian Open.