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With Upset of Flavia Pennetta, Lauren Davis Joins Young American Women’s Generation Next at Wimbledon

  #451219104 / gettyimages.com (June 25, 2014) WIMBLEDON – The list of young American women in the third round of Wimbledon has grown longer as Lauren Davis upset 12th seed Flavia Pennetta of Italy 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Wednesday. The victory for the No. 55 player means that she has equaled her best performance of her 10 major tournament appearances. She joins American women’s...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Flavia Penetta serves up Stella McCartney's tennis line beautifully.

© Getty Images Yes ladies there is power in pleats and pretty florals. Flavia Pennetta of Italy is doing a...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Li Na to Meet Flavia Pennetta in Indian Wells Semis

(March 13, 2014) INDIAN WELLS – In a rematch of the Australian Open final, top seed Li Na defeated Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, while Flavia Pennetta battled past Sloane Stephens 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 and will face off in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open The match which lasted 2 hours and 36 minutes improved Li’s record to 17-1 on the year. The woman from China lost just her...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams Reaches Dubai Semis

(February 20, 2014)DUBAI – Venus Williams fought off a late charge to stop Flavia Pennetta to reach the semifinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a 6-3, 7-5 win on Thursday. The two-time former champion had to serve for the match twice. Williams at 5-4 could nor close out the match on her first match point and Pennetta eventually broke serve. Pennetta gave back...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams makes fourth Dubai semifinals in two sets

Venus Williams has reached her fourth career Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships semifinal with a 6-3, 7-5 win over qualifier Flavia Pennetta of Italy. The American, who won this title in 2009 and 2010, squandered her first chance of victory. Serving at 5-4, she lost a match point when Pennetta hit a forehand crosscourt winner. Four points later Pennetta broke serve to even the...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy to rest top players vs. United States in Fed Cup matches

Defending champion Italy will rest its top players when it faces the United States in Cleveland next month in the first round of the Fed Cup. The Italian tennis federation says in a statement that Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci, Flavia Pennetta and Francesca Schiavone asked to skip the Feb. 8-9 matches. Instead, Italy captain Corrado Barazzutti will probably rely on Camila Giorgi,...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy to rest top players vs United States in Fed Cup

Defending champion Italy will not use its top players at the United States in the first round of the Fed Cup. The Italian tennis federation says in a statement that Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci, Flavia Pennetta and Francesca Schiavone asked to skip the Feb. 8-9 competition in Cleveland. Instead, Italy captain Corrado Barazzutti will likely rely on Camila Giorgi, Karin Knapp, Nastassja...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy to rest top players vs US in Fed Cup

Defending champion Italy will not use its top players at the United States in the first round of the Fed Cup. The Italian tennis federation says in a statement that Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci, Flavia Pennetta and Francesca Schiavone asked to skip the Feb. 8-9 competition in Cleveland. Instead, Italy captain Corrado Barazzutti will likely rely on Camila Giorgi, Karin Knapp, Nastassja...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Australian Open Results for January 21, 2014

AUSTRALIAN OPEN Melbourne, Australia January 13-January 26, 2014 Hard/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals (4) Li Na (CHN) d. (28) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 62 62 (30) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) d. (14) Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 57 75 62 Women’s Doubles – Quarterfinals (1) Errani/Vinci (ITA/ITA) d. (6) Black/Mirza (IND/IND) 62 36 64 (3) Makarova...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Two-time finalist Li Na cruises into Aussie Open semifinals

Two-time finalist Li Na stayed in contention for another Australian Open title match after beating Flavia Pennetta 6-2, 6-2 Tuesday to advance to the semifinals at Melbourne Park.
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Li Na Cruises into Australian Open Semis

(January 21, 2014) World No. 4 Li Na has moved into her fourth Australian Open semifinal in the last five years by crushing Flavia Pennetta 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday in Melbourne. After dismissing the two youngest competitors in the opening rounds of Melbourne, Li escaped the third round by saving a match point against Lucie Safarova. “After saving the match point, I think I got a lot...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

adidas by Stella McCartney barricade AUS Open SS14

adidas by Stella McCartney barricade celebrates the debut of its most innovative and eclectic collection yet on-court at the Australian Open. Top-ranking tennis professional Flavia Pennetta completes this year's exclusive line-up of players wearing the trailblazing Spring/Summer 14 adidas by Stella McCartney barricade range for their matches, alongside brand ambassadors Caroline...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pennetta enjoying Grand Slam success past 30

Some players throw rackets or smash them. Others kick their chairs or scream obscenities when they get upset during a match. Italian veteran Flavia Pennetta bites the net. The 28th-seeded Pennetta had been beating her higher-ranked German opponent, Angelique Kerber, so convincingly in their fourth-round match at the Australian Open on Sunday that when she failed to break Kerber...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Flavia Pennetta Knocks Out Angelique Kerber in Melbourne

By Alana Mitchelson (January 19, 2014) MELBOURNE – Flavia Pennetta upset Germany’s Angelique Kerber in three sets on Sunday morning, 6-1 4-6 7-5, projecting a well-earned boost in her ranking to return to the top 20 come the end of the tournament for the first time since 2011.   “​I would like to be back in the top 20,” Pennetti voiced.   “Of course, my dream is to...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy and Russia Teams Named for Fed Cup Final

(October 23, 2013) The ITF has announced the official team nominations for the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final between Italy and Russia in Cagliari, Sardinia on November 2-3.   WORLD GROUP FINAL   ITALY v RUSSIA Venue: Tennis Club Cagliari, Cagliari, Sardinia, ITA (clay – outdoors)   Italy Sara Errani Roberta Vinci Flavia Pennetta Karin Knapp Captain: Corrado Barazzutti...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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 […]
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Pennetta wins all-Italian match

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.
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Azarenka advances to US Open final

Victoria Azarenka advanced to her second straight U.S. Open final Friday, beating Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-2 in a nervous, mistake-filled semifinal. The players combined to hold serve in only five of 18 games. The second-seeded Azarenka, the Australian Open champion in 2012 and 2013, improved to a tour-best 31-1 on hard courts this year. She is trying to become the first person to...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Pennetta wins all-Italian match

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, ranked 83rd, hasn't dropped a set en route to the semifinals. Next, she'll face the winner of the quarterfinal between Victoria Azarenka and Daniela Hantuchova. Vinci, 30, and Pennetta, 31, are two of five...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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 […]
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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