Roberta Vinci

  • Top seeds Errani, Vinci win Australian Open doubles title 24-01-2014 02:13 PM

    Melbourne: Top-ranked Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci successfully defended their Australian Open title with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 win over Russian pair Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina on Friday. Italians Errani and Vinci are the first women's doubles team to win back-to-back Australian titles since Serena and Venus Williams in...
  • Sania-Black go down in Australian Open quarters 21-01-2014 02:10 PM

    Melbourne: Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black lost to No. 1 seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy in the quarter-finals of the women's doubles tennis competition at the Australian Open here on Tuesday. The No. 6 seeds put up a brave fight and were in with...
  • Croatian teen Ana Konjuh stuns No. 1 seed Roberta Vinci 31-12-2013 03:33 PM

    New Zealand: 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...
  • Vinci faces Panova in opener of Fed Cup final 01-11-2013 11:44 PM

    Cagliari: Seventh-ranked Roberta Vinci will take on Alexandra Panova and Sara Errani will face 18-year-old Irina Khromacheva on Saturday to open the Fed Cup final between Italy and Russia. Russia have won the tournament four times in the past 10 years. But the team is missing top players, with most...
  • Sania-Cara upset top seeds to reach China Open final 04-10-2013 04:34 PM

    Beijing: Sania Mirza and Cara Black on Friday shocked top seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci to storm into the summit clash of the China Open, extending their unbeaten run to eight matches now. Sania and Zimbabwe's Cara, who came into the tournament after winning the Tokyo event, swept...
  • Errani, Vinci advance to second round at China Open 29-09-2013 08:45 AM

    Beijing: Fifth seed Sara Errani and 10th seed Roberta Vinci, both from Italy, reached the second round of the China Open here on Saturday but they followed different paths en route to respective victories. Playing against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium, Errani led 5-0 in the opening set but her opponent...
  • Flavia Pennetta wins all-Italian quarter-final at US Open 04-09-2013 11:24 PM

    New York: Flavia Pennetta made her first Grand Slam semi-final, defeating 10th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-1 in an all-Italian quarter-final at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Pennetta, ranked 83rd, hasn't dropped a set en route to the semifinals. Next, she'll face either Victoria Azarenka or Daniela Hantuchova. Vinci, 30, and...
  • Roberta Vinci beats Giorgi to make US Open quarters 02-09-2013 11:43 PM

    New York: Roberta Vinci reached the US Open quarter-finals for the second straight year, beating fellow Italian Camila Giorgi and the rain Monday. The 10th-seeded Vinci won 6-4, 6-2 in 67 minutes. Moments later, it started pouring, stopping all matches at Flushing Meadows. Vinci had never made a Grand Slam...
  • Top seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci reach final in Palermo 14-07-2013 01:32 PM

    Sicily: Top-seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci will face each other in the Italiacom Open final after winning their semi-finals on Saturday. The No. 1-seeded Errani, who won this tournament in 2008 and 2012, rallied from 3-1 down in the second set to beat fourth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the...
  • Errani and Vinci through to semi-finals in Palermo 13-07-2013 08:40 PM

    Sicily: Top-seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci cruised into the semi-finals of the Italiacom Open on Friday. No. 1 Errani, who won the tournament in 2008 and 2012, beat seventh-seeded Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-4, 6-0. No. 2 Vinci won 6-1, 6-4 over fifth-seeded Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino. Errani...
  • Makarova, Vesnina win French Open women's doubles title 09-06-2013 06:26 PM

    Paris: Fourth-seeded Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia won their first Grand Slam title together by defeating defending champions Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy 7-5, 6-2 in the women's doubles final of the French Open on Sunday. It was the first major title for Vesnina but the...
  • Serena Williams rolls into French Open quarter-finals 02-06-2013 07:05 PM

    Paris: Serena Williams earned a berth in the French Open quarter-finals and extended her career-best winning streak to 28 matches by beating Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-3 on Sunday. Williams had her toughest test yet this week but swept the last 10 points and has lost only 10 games in four...
  • Vinci-Kvitova highlights Italy-Czech Fed Cup draw 19-04-2013 06:22 PM

    Palermo: Roberta Vinci will face Petra Kvitova on the opening day of the Fed Cup semi-finals between Italy and the two-time defending champion Czech Republic. Vinci beat former Wimbledon champion Kvitova in straight sets in Poland last weekend to move up to a career-high ranking of No. 12. The semifinal...
  • Wozniacki, Vinci win opening matches in Sofia 31-10-2012 09:50 AM

    Sofia: Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci had easy straight-set victories Tuesday in their first round-robin matches at the season-ending Tournament of Champions. The top-seeded Wozniacki defeated Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan 6-2, 6-2 in 60 minutes while it took Vinci five minutes longer to rout Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova 6-1, 6-2. Wozniacki...