Sam Groth is running for the state seat of Nepean representing the Liberals. The former tennis player hopes to help the Liberals take back Nepean and help them win the next election.
Groth has been working as a commentator for Channel Nine during the Australian Open. In 2012, he recorded the fastest serve ever at 163 miles per hour at the ATP challenger in Busan, Korea.
Sam Groth retired from tennis in 2018. He reached a peak singles ranking of world number 53 in 2015. He reached the third round at the Australian Open singles in 2015, which was his best grand slam result in his career.
He found better success in doubles with a career-high ranking of world number 24. He reached the semifinals at the French Open in 2014 with partner Andrey Golubev. He was part of the Australian Davis Cup team that reached the semifinals in 2015 and 2017.