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ROBERTA VINCI RUMORS

Luxembourg Open: Sixth-seeded Vinci reaches second round

LUXEMBOURG -- Sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy reached the second round at the Luxembourg Open with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Tereza Smitkova of the Czech Republic on Monday. Struggling with her first serve, the 2010 champion was broken twice but converted six of 11 break points against her 84th-ranked opponent. Vinci was joined in the next round by eighth-seeded Monica Niculescu of...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Croatian teen Konjuh stuns No. 1 seed Vinci in ASB Classic

Only four days after her 16th birthday and in her first match at WTA level, Croatia's Ana Konjuh pulled off a major upset by beating top-seeded Roberta Vinci 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday in the opening round of the ASB Classic. Konjuh, who won the Australian Open and US Open junior singles titles in 2013, finished stronger than Italy's Vinci who is ranked 14; 245 places ahead...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 10 Vinci beats Babos at US Open

No. 10-seeded Roberta Vinci overcame some shaky serving to win her first-round match in straight sets at the U.S. Open. The Italian, a quarterfinalist at Flushing Meadows last year, beat Timea Babos 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday. Babos converted all three of her break points, but Vinci broke the Hungarian's serve six times. The 107th-ranked Babos fell to 1-6 in Grand Slam matches and...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Vinci loses to Barthel in Paris

Fifth-seeded Roberta Vinci was bounced out of the Open GDF Suez when she was beaten by Mona Barthel of Germany 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the second round Wednesday. Vinci struggled in the second set, losing two of her service games. Matters worsened for the Italian when Barthel immediately broke serve in the third set. Ranked 16th, Vinci broke back but the 45th-ranked Barthel broke twice...
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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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