Champions Corner: Sam Stosur and Zhang Shuai take home the Australian Open doubles title

01.25.2019 - By WTA Insider Podcast

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Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai tallied their 10th consecutive win to win the Australian Open title, defeating No.2 seeds Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 6-3, 6-4 to win their first major title as a team.  Stosur and Zhang join the podcast to discuss their seed slaying run to the title - they knocked off the No.1 and No.2 seeds - their dramatic semifinal win over Barbora Strycova and Marketa Vondrousova, and how the title is even sweeter given it was Stosur who talked Zhang out of retiring in 2015. 

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