Roberta Vinci v Flavia Pennetta Live
The final of the US Open 2015 is going to be an all Italian affair as Roberta Vinci and Flavia Pennetta will go head to head on Saturday afternoon in New York.
This is the first time that both the ladies have made it to the final of a Grand Slam in their respective careers, and more impressively, they have done it in style. Roberta Vinci shocked the world no. 1 Serena Williams and the entire arena, by putting up an inspiring show and defeating the defending champion in three sets. As for Flavia Pennetta, she defeated the world no. 2 Simona Halep in straight sets. Flavia Pennetta’s performance at the Flushing Meadows has been nothing short of remarkable. In the quarterfinal, she overcame the Czech Petra Kvitova and Samantha Stosur in the round of 16. On the other hand, Roberta Vinci had been quite lucky, considering that Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova were eliminated in the beginning itself, after which her path became considerably easier. Head to head speaking, Flavia Pennetta leads 5-4, and last defeated Roberta Vinci in 2013 US Open quarterfinal.
Roberta Vinci is a veteran doubles player and she can definitely use that skillset here to help her win against Flavia Pennetta. But the latter is in a better form. This is going to be an exciting match to watch.
Tags: US Open, Roberta Vinci, Flavia Pennetta, Grand Slam
Posted: 12th September 2015
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