Flavia Pennetta Wins U.S. Open

Flavia Pennetta has won the battle of Italians at the U.S. open, defeating fellow countrywoman Roberta Vinci 7-6 (4) 6-2 in New York on Saturday. The day before, Vinci shocked the tennis world by knocking off Serena Williams. Penitent, 34,who almost quit tennis due to a wrist injury in the years past, appeared to hint at a retirement in her post-match interview. Pennetta is the oldest first-time grand slam champion in the Open Era.