Stosur Begins Title Defense With Straight-Set Win at U.S. Open

Samantha Stosur of Australia began defense of her U.S. Open women’s championship with a straight- set win over Petra Martic.

Stosur, the No. 7 seed, beat Martic, of Croatia, 6-1, 6-1, at the National Tennis Center in New York as the season’s final major tournament started today.

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