Pennetta v Vinci US Open match-up

HOW THE US OPEN WOMEN’S FINALISTS SHAPE UP AHEAD OF SATURDAY’S TITLE MATCH:

26-FLAVIA PENNETTA (ITA) leads 43-ROBERTA VINCI (ITA) 5-4

2013 US Open, hard, QF Pennetta 6-4 6-1

2010 French Open, clay, R64, Pennetta 6-1 6-1

2009 Tokyo, hard, R64, Vinci 6-1 6-2

2009 Palermo, clay, R16, Pennetta 7-5 6-1

2009 Barcelona, clay, R16, Vinci 6-1 6-2

2007 Acapulco, clay, R16, Pennetta 6-0 6-2

2007 Bogota, clay, SF, Vinci 3-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-2

2005 Palermo, clay, QF, Pennetta 6-1 4-6 7-6 (7-3)

2003 Ortisei, carpet, R32, Vinci 2-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-3

FLAVIA PENNETTA

Age: 33

Born: Brindisi, Italy

Lives: Brindisi, Italy

Height: 172cm

Weight: 58kg

Ranking: 26

Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Career prize money: $US10,504,313 ($A14.84 million)

Career titles: 10

Grand slam titles: 0

Career win-loss record: 577-361

US Open win-loss record: 30-10

Best US Open performance: finalist 2015

ROAD TO FINAL

1st rd: bt Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 6-1 3-6 6-1

2nd rd: bt Monica Niculescu (ROM) 6-1 6-4

3rd rd: bt Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 1-6 6-1 6-4

4th rd: bt 22-Samantha Stosur (AUS) 6-4 6-4

QF: bt 5-Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4-6 6-4 6-2

SF: bt 2-Simona Halep (ROM) 6-1 6-3

ROBERTA VINCI

Age: 32

Born: Taranto, Italy

Lives: Taranto, Italy

Height: 163cm

Weight: 60kg

Ranking: 43

Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Career prize money: $US8,220,238 ($A11.61 million)

Career titles: 9

Grand slam titles: 0

Career win-loss record: 514-353

US Open win-loss record: 19-12

Best US Open performance: finalist 2015

ROAD TO FINAL

1st rd: bt Vania King (USA) 6-4 6-4

2nd rd: bt Denisa Allertova (CZE) 2-6 6-3 6-1

3rd rd: bt Mariana Duque-Marino (COL) 6-1 5-7 6-2

4th rd: bt 25-Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) walkover

QF: bt Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 6-3 5-7 6-4

SF: bt 1-Serena Williams (USA) 2-6 6-4 6-4

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