Australian tennis star Sam Stosur reveals birth of daughter Genevieve

Australian tennis star Sam Stosur has revealed she is a mother after her partner gave birth to a baby girl last month.After keeping the news secret for almost a month, Stosur shared the announcement along with some photos to social media on Monday evening.
“Life in lockdown during coronavirus has been challenging in many ways but personally it’s been one of the most exciting and happy times of my life,” the 36-year-old wrote.
“On the 16th of June, my partner Liz gave birth to our beautiful little girl, Genevieve. It has been a whirlwind time but we could not imagine life without her now.
“We are absolutely in love with this little bundle and rolling with the happy chaos. We can’t wait for what’s to come and to watch little Evie grow up … Although not too quickly we hope!”
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Sports reporter Nat Edwards tweeted: “Awesome news!!! Side note for those who know I’m a massive Stosur fan — our babies have the same name.”
Tennis Australia posted: “Congratulations Sam and Liz on the safe arrival of beautiful Evie, with love from the tennis family.”
The US Open champion reached a career-high WTA ranking of 4th in 2011, but has since slipped to 97th.
Stosur competed in this year’s Australian Open, but lost her first round match to American player Caty McNally.