Flavia Pennetta Player Profile

Flavia Pennetta: Was a big winner in Indian Wells earlier this year

Flavia Pennetta: Was a big winner in Indian Wells earlier this year

Pennetta has gone off the boil slightly after enjoying a strong start to the season but did reach the semi-finals at the US Open last year.

The 32-year-old has been a solid performer on the WTA Tour for over a decade but her run at Flushing Meadows in 2013, which ended in defeat to Victoria Azarenka, was a surprise.

She followed that up by reaching the last eight at the Australian Open at the start of this year, where she was beaten by eventual champion Li Na.

She then recorded arguably the most impressive result of her whole career in March when she saw off Li and Agnieszka Radwanska to win the prestigious BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

However, her second-round exit at the French Open was a disappointment and the poor form continued through Wimbledon and into the North American hard-court season.

Player Details

  • Nationality: ITA
  • Date Of Birth: February 25, 1982
  • Became Pro: 2000
  • Height: 1.72 m
Recent Results
Date Opponent Tournament Round Result Score
06/09/14 E Makarova & E Vesnina US Open F Lost 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
04/09/14 C Black & S Mirza US Open SF Won 2-6, 4-6
03/09/14 S Williams US Open QF Lost 3-6, 2-6
02/09/14 K Peschke & K Srebotnik US Open QF Won 4-6, 3-6
01/09/14 J Gajdosova & A Tomljanovic US Open R3 Won 6-1, 6-4
01/09/14 C Dellacqua US Open R4 Won 5-7, 2-6
10 Year Grand Slam History
Australian Open QF-R1R4R2R3R2R1R3R1
French Open R2R1R3R1R4R1R4R1R3R3
Wimbledon R2R4SFR3R3R3R2R1R4R4

Flavia Pennetta News

Flavia Pennetta: The Italian celebrates her victory over Agnieszka Radwanska at Indian Wells

Pennetta routs Aggie for title

Italy's Flavia Pennetta routed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2 6-1 on Sunday to win the Indian Wells WTA crown.

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Baltacha leads Brit exodus

Elena Baltacha made an early exit at Wimbledon, while three other British women were also eliminated on day one.

Pennetta: Successful

Pennetta claims first 2010 win

Flavia Pennetta beat Carla Suarez Navarro in a hard-fought Andalucia Tennis Experience final on Sunday.


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