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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.
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NEW YORK (AP) — 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,...
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.
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.
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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.
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(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 […]
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) […]