Flavia Pennetta

  • Pennetta beats injured Radwanska in Indian Wells final 17-03-2014 09:56 AM

    Italy's Flavia Pennetta captured the biggest title of her career on Sunday when she beat Poland's ailing Agnieszka Radwanska in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. As Radwanska struggled with a knee injury, Pennetta cruised to a 6-2 6-1 victory in less than an hour and...
  • Pennetta to face Radwanska in Indian Wells final 15-03-2014 03:35 PM

    Italian veteran Flavia Pennetta upset China's Australian Open champion Li Na on Friday to join Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in the women's final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The 32-year-old Pennetta qualified for the biggest singles final of her career after a 7-6(5) 6-3 drubbing of an out-of-sorts...
  • Li, Pennetta and Dolgopolov make Indian Wells semis 14-03-2014 09:53 AM

    China's Li Na won her rematch with Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Thursday. In her first meeting with Cibulkova since the Australian Open final in January, Li once again proved too strong for her younger opponent, winning 6-3 4-6, 6-3...
  • Radwanska falls to Pennetta in Dubai 2nd round 19-02-2014 05:31 PM

    Dubai: Second seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was upset by Italian qualifier Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-1 in the second round at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday. Radwanska, the 2012 Dubai champion, also was ousted in the second round at the Qatar Open in Doha last week. She led 4-1 then...
  • China's Li Na races into semis of Australian Open 21-01-2014 08:40 AM

    Melbourne: China's Li Na wasted little time in advancing to her fourth Australian Open semi-final with a seemingly effortless 6-2 6-2 demolition of Flavia Pennetta on Tuesday. The 31-year-old, who has reached two of the last three finals at Melbourne Park, blasted the 28th-seeded Italian off the court in 66...
  • 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...
  • Fourth-seeded Sara Errani loses in 2nd round of US Open 29-08-2013 11:22 PM

    New York: Flavia Pennetta ousted fourth-seeded Sara Errani 6-3, 6-1 Thursday in the second round of the U.S. Open. The two are close friends and teammates on Italy's Fed Cup team. Pennetta was the first Italian woman ranked in the top 10, but has fallen to 83rd. Her slide began...
  • Flavia Pennetta, Yanina Wickmayer advance at Rogers Cup 06-08-2013 09:19 AM

    Toronto: Flavia Pennetta and Yanina Wickmayer advanced to the second round of the Rogers Cup on Monday. Pennetta defeated Urszula Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, and Wickmayer ousted American Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Mattek-Sands replaced Britain's Laura Robson, who pulled out because of a right wrist injury. Known for colorful...
  • Sania-Huber pair through to 3rd round of Wimbledon 30-06-2013 11:44 AM

    London: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her American partner Liezel Huber advanced to the third round of women's doubles event at the Wimbledon with a three-set win over Italian-German duo of Flavia Pennetta and Andrea Petkovic. The sixth-seeded Indo-American pair had to sweat it out for little over two...
  • Schiavone, Pennetta back in Italy's Fed Cup team 10-04-2013 11:50 PM

    Rome: Francesca Schiavone and Flavia Pennetta are back in Italy's team for a Fed Cup semi-final against the Czech Republic. The veterans sat out the first round when Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci led the Azzurre to a 3-2 comeback win over the United States. Errani and Vinci remain in...
  • Serena Williams advances at Sony Open 22-03-2013 06:50 AM

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