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Flavia Pennetta made her first Grand Slam semifinal, defeating 10th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday in an all-Italian quarterfinal at the U.S. Open.

Pennetta Run Continues Into the Semis With Win Over Vinci at US Open

Flavia Pennetta continued her remarkable US Open by defeating fellow Italian Roberta Vinci to reach her first grand slam singles semi-final. The 31-year-old had made the quarter-finals in New York three times before but was well off the radar before the tournament began. Related posts: Hantuchova and Pennetta Through to Quarterfinals at US Open Errani Screams Her Way To Beating...

Italian women make another strong showing at Open

Italian tennis fans can count on a celebration almost every day at the U.S. Open. The women from Italy have, once again, infiltrated a Grand Slam draw, and for the second straight year, at least one is guaranteed a spot in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows. Flavia Pennetta defeated Simona Halep 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Monday to set up an all-Italian quarterfinal against her friend, 10th...

US Open: Pennetta to face Azarenka in 1st Slam SF

A version of this story moved earlier as TEN--US Open. With AP Photos. By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer A year ago, Flavia Pennetta was hanging out at her parents' home on Italy's heel, recovering from right wrist surgery, watching the U.S. Open on TV - and wondering how long it would take her to get back on the tennis tour. Look at her now. Pennetta is a Grand Slam...

Hantuchova and Pennetta Through to Quarterfinals at US Open

Experience won out on a rain-affected day as Daniela Hantuchova, Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci reached the quarter-finals at the US Open. Pennetta defeated Simona Halep 6-2 7-6 (7/3). Hantuchova, 30, defeated US wild card Alison Riske 6-3 5-7 6-2 to reach her first grand slam quarter-final since the Australian Open in 2008. Related posts: Wimbledon 2013 Worst Performance By...

Roberta Vinci Beats Camila Giorgi and Rain to Make US Open Quarterfinals Along with Countrywoman Flavia Pennetta

(September 2, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – One women’s quarterfinal will have a pair of Italians squaring off against each other. Roberta Vinci and Flavia Pennetta advanced to the US Open quarterfinals on Monday after straight set victories. Vinci, the 10th seed, beat countrywoman qualifier Camila Giorgi, who upset sixth seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 […]

Richard Gasquet and Flavia Pennetta Move into US Open Quarterfinals

  (September 4, 2013) Richard Gasquet and Flavia Pennetta advanced to the semifinals of the US Open on Wednesday. No. 8 seed Gasquet from France booked the first place in the men’s semifinals with a 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3 win over fourth seed David Ferrer in 3 hours, 23 minutes. The Frenchman will play […]

Day 10 Results for 2013 US Open

US OPEN New York, NY, USA August 26-September 9, 2013 Grand Slam Hard/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Singles – Quarterfinals (2) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 62 63 Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. (10) Roberta Vinci (ITA) 64 61 Doubles – Quarterfinals (8) Barty/Dellacqua (AUS/AUS) d. (2) Makarova/Vesnina (RUS/RUS) 62 63 (5) […]
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