• simona halep routs pennetta in opening match at wta finals

    Simona Halep routs Pennetta in opening match at WTA Finals

    Tennis | October 25, 2015 17:13 IST

    Singapore: Top-seeded Simona Halep defeated U.S. Open champion Flavia Pennetta 6-0, 6-3 to win the opening match of the WTA Finals on Sunday.Halep, last year's finalist in Singapore, raced to a 6-0 1-0 lead before Pennetta won a

  • flavia pennetta to play for mumbai in ctl

    Flavia Pennetta to play for Mumbai in CTL

    Tennis | September 23, 2015 18:51 IST

    Mumbai: Italy's newly-crowned US Open women's singles champion Flavia Pennettta will play for Mumbai Masters at this year's Champions Tennis League along with 1996 Wimbledon men's champion Richard Krajicek of the Netherlands following the players'

  • us open 2015 flavia pennetta wins title announces retirement

    US Open 2015: Flavia Pennetta wins title, announces retirement

    Tennis | September 13, 2015 7:21 IST

    New York: In one of the unlikeliest major finals in women's tennis, the 26th-seeded Pennetta beat Vinci 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Saturday at Flushing Meadows.Pennetta got past the woman who ended Williams' Grand Slam bid,

  • flavia pennetta rallies to beat kvitova in 3

    Flavia Pennetta rallies to beat Kvitova in 3

    Tennis | September 09, 2015 23:57 IST

    New York (AP): Flavia Pennetta rallied from down a set and a break to reach her second U.S. Open semifinal in three years.The Italian beat fifth-seeded Petra Kvitova 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 on a steamy afternoon

  • us open makarova vesnina wins doubles title

    US Open: Makarova, Vesnina wins doubles title

    Tennis | September 07, 2014 7:18 IST

    NEW YORK :  Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won their second Grand Slam women's doubles title, ending Martina Hingis' run at the U.S. Open. The fourth-seeded Russians rallied after losing the first set to beat

  • us open martina hingis returns to doubles final by

    US Open: Martina Hingis returns to doubles final by defeating Sania- Cara

    Tennis | September 05, 2014 7:27 IST

    NEW YORK :  Martina Hingis will play in the U.S. Open women's doubles final for the first time since winning the 1998 title.Hingis, inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame last year, and partner

  • australian open 2014 flavia pennetta becomes first woman to

    Australian Open 2014: Flavia Pennetta becomes first woman to reach quarterfinal

    Tennis | January 19, 2014 9:15 IST

    Melbourne, Australia: Flavia Pennetta became the first woman through to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 win over ninth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany on Sunday.   The 28th-seeded Pennetta, who turns

  • us open pennetta wins all italian quarterfinal at us open

    US Open: Pennetta wins all-Italian quarterfinal at US Open

    Tennis | September 05, 2013 6:59 IST

    New York: Flavia Pennetta is a Grand Slam semifinalist for the first time at age 31, and in her 41st major tournament.   Unseeded and ranked only 83rd, Pennetta got to the final four at Flushing

  • us open williams moves on at us open teary errani exits

    US Open: Williams moves on at US Open; teary Errani exits

    Tennis | August 30, 2013 7:05 IST

    New York: The considerable gulf between No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 4 Sara Errani was hard to ignore in their back-to-back matches Thursday at the U.S. Open.   Williams, seeking her 17th Grand Slam title

  • williams sisters reach wimbledon doubles semis

    Williams sisters reach Wimbledon doubles semis

    Tennis | July 06, 2012 22:45 IST

    Wimbledon, England Jul 6: A couple of hours after reaching her seventh Wimbledon final, Serena Williams returned to Centre Court with sister Venus to secure a spot in the semifinals of the doubles tournament.The Williams

  • sharapova knocked out of us open by pennetta

    Sharapova Knocked Out of US Open By Pennetta

    Tennis | September 03, 2011 7:21 IST

    New York, Sept 3:  Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the US Open on Friday after suffering a shock third round loss to Italy's Flavia Pennetta. The former champion and third seed was beaten 6-3,