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.
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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Flavia Pennetta defeated Urszula Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Monday to advance to the second round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto.
Mona Barthel edged Jie Zheng 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-6 (1).
American Bethanie Mattek-Sands entered the tournament as a ''lucky loser'' when Britain's Laura Robson pulled out because of a right wrist injury.
Robson was coming off a strong performance...
(March 21, 2013) Playing her first tournament since reaching world No. 1 again, Serena Williams demolished Italy’s Flavia Pennetta 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday in the second round of the Sony Open in Key Biscayne, Florida. “I don’t think it was too much rust,” Williams said of her tennis. “I think I missed a few [...]
Italy's Flavia Pennetta won her first-round match 6-4, 6-1 over Johanna Larsson of Sweden at the Sony Open on Tuesday.
Pennetta is making her ninth appearance at this Key Biscayne-based event and has reached the third round on five occasions.
Meanwhile, Ayumi Morita of Japan defeated Heather Watson of Britain 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 and France's Kristina Mladecnovic scored a 7-5...
Italy's Flavia Pennetta beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 6-1, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the ASB Classic final.
The fourth-seeded Pennetta will face China's Zheng Jie on Saturday. The unseeded Zheng rallied to beat third-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Pennetta improved to 2-1 against Kerber, with the loss coming last year in the US Open quarterfinals...
Former top-10 player Flavia Pennetta opened her 2012 season with a 6-4, 7-6 (5) win over Sorana Cirstea on Monday to ease into the second round of the ASB Classic women's tennis tournament.
January 02, 2012
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Former top 10 player Flavia Pennetta opened her 2012 season with a 6-4, 7-6 (5) win over Sorana Cirstea on Monday to ease into the second round of the ASB Classic women's tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand.
Italy's Pennetta, the tournament's No. 4 seed, took 94 minutes to oust the unseeded Cirstea.
Other results in first-round singles matches Monday at the ASB...
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January 02, 2012