WATCH: With Zhang Shuai, Stosur won 11 straight matches to sweep titles at the Western & Southern Open and the US Open this summer.

A 37-year-old Samantha Stosur says that she will play the Australian Open and then is likely to retire during next season.

The Aussie wants to play in front of her home crowds before calling it a career.

"Chances are it probably will be the last time. I’ve just done my first day back training today, I'm seeing how things go,” Stosur said.

"I had a little run around in preparation and lead-up to a big summer, hopefully. My knees are a bit sore, but I actually hit pretty well, considering I've had two weeks off."

The former No. 4 won the 2011 US Open, and also reached the final of the 2010 French Open in the singles. But she won just one match on tour this season in singles, and is now No. 380 in the rankings.

Recent doubles success has kept Stosur's career going. Playing with Zhang Shuai, the former WTA doubles No. 1 won the 2019 Australian Open and this season's US Open, finishing this season at No. 16 in the individual doubles rankings.

The pair qualified at No. 5 for the Akron WTA Finals Guadalajara, where they finished fourth in round robin play.