Pennetta wins US Open title in final professional Major

published: Sep, 12, 2015

by: Nima Naderi

US Open 2015—New York, U.S.A.

No. 26 seed Flavia Pennetta won her maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open on Saturday, defeating good friend and fellow Italian Roberta Vinci 7-6(4), 6-2. Announcing her retirement from tennis at the end of the year, Pennetta waited 49 Majors before winning her first title. The 33 year old will be ranked No. 12 in the world on Monday. Vinci, who defeated top seed Serena Williams in three sets on Friday, showed her on court charisma during the trophy ceremony. Known for her doubles prowess, Vinci ended Williams’ chance at a Calendar Year Slam.

Nima Naderi

Founder and Creative Director of He has over 25 years of coaching experience and is an award winning coach with the PTR. Nima has written articles for the,, TennisViewMagazine and Tennis Pro Magazine. He is also the co-host of the TennisConnected PodCast, the Operations Director for Premium Court and the Tournament Director for the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series.

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