In what can only be considered as a historic event in the women’s tennis, the final of the US Open 2015 will host an all Italian affair with Roberta Vinci and her 26th seeded compatriot Flavia Pennetta going head to head. Roberta Vinci v Flavia Pennetta betting tips can be found here.
Flavia Pennetta won the US Open final to win her first ever Grand Slam title.
This is the first time for the both the players that they have reached the final of a Grand Slam event.
Vinci delivered the biggest upset of the year so far by taking out the favorite and top seeded Serena Williams 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. On the other hand, Pennetta stunned the second seeded Romanian Simona Halep in straight sets 6-1, 6-3.
Moreover, the world no. 26 has had a terrific tournament so far, having defeated the Czech Petra Kvitova in the quarterfinal. This is unarguably the best performance that she has given so far this season. Her previous events comprise of her unsuccessful attempts to get past the initial stages. Since the Roland Garros, Pennetta never made it beyond the second round on the tour.
Vinci too has had a similar season so far. Apart from her run to the quarterfinal of the Rogers Cup, she hasn’t had a decent run on the tour. Her last tournament prior to coming here was in New Haven, where she lost in second round.
Both the players are highly experienced and equally matched. As a veteran doubles player, Vinci has certainly got the edge here and she can use that experience to lift the US Open title. However, Pennetta is in a better form. It will be interesting to see how this match turns out to be.
Roberta Vinci v Flavia Pennetta head to head:
Pennetta leads 5-4, having last defeated her compatriot at the Flushing Meadows itself, in 2013. Vinci’s last victory came more than six years ago, in 2009.
Roberta Vinci v Flavia Pennetta betting tips:
Pennetta to win this in three sets.