Samantha Stosur’s fourth Olympic singles campaign ended in Rio tonight in the third round at the hands of German world number two Angelique Kerber 6-0 7-5 but she departs with her best ever result in the competition.
Australia has continued its strong performance at the Olympics with more gold on Day 3, as they hold down third on the medal tally with four gold and three bronze.
Australia’s number one and Olympic 13th seed Samantha Stosur has made it through to the third round of the Rio competition with a 6-3 6-4 victory over world number 35 Misaki Doi of Japan and will now face German world number two Angelique Kerber.
17 Aussies have now shared in the six medals won by Australia. We are comfortably ahead of the London Olympics Day 2 tally of three, including one gold.