US Open

Pennetta storms into US Open final

2015-09-11 18:49
Flavia Pennetta (AFP)

New York - Italy's 26th-seeded Flavia Pennetta advanced to her first Grand Slam final Friday by defeating Romanian second seed Simona Halep 6-1, 6-3 in the US Open semi-finals.

Pennetta will play for the title on Saturday against either top-ranked defending champion Serena Williams or fellow Italian Roberta Vinci, the world No 43.

Pennetta has a 0-7 career record against Williams but leads her compatriot 5-4 in their all-time rivalry.

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