(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.
â€œAfter saving the match point, I think I got a lotâ€...
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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
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.
Hantuchova and Pennetta Through to Quarterfinals at US Open
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NEW YORK (AP) â€” 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, hasnâ€™t dropped a set en route to the semifinals. Next, sheâ€™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.
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...
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...
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