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  1. Flavia Pennetta calls it quit post US Open title win

Flavia Pennetta calls it quit post US Open title win

Italian tennis ace Flavia Pennetta has announced her retirement after winning US Open title by defeating Roberta Vinci in the finals

By: | Published: September 13, 2015 2:34 PM

Italian tennis ace Flavia Pennetta has announced her retirement after winning US Open title by defeating Roberta Vinci in the finals.

Flavia Pennetta, who defeated Vinci 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 in a match that lasted for one and a half hours, became the oldest first-time women’s grand slam champion at the Flushing Meadows.

Confirming the news, the 33-year-old said that this was the way she wanted to say goodbye, and added that she didn’t think of finishing her last match in a better way than this, the Guardian reported.

Jubilant with the feat, Pennetta said that that it was a dream come true and had felt nice to play against a friend in the finals.

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