US Open 2015 tennis women’s final: Roberta Vinci vs Flavia Pennetta TV schedule, time, live streaming, preview etc
No one thought that Serena Williams will be eliminated by an unseeded player in the ongoing US Open 2015 semifinal. Results seem to have completely taken tennis fans by surprise as no one was expecting Serena to lose the match.
Most of her fans were hoping following Serenaâ€™s win over her older sister Venus Williams that she had no other real threat left in the tournament and now things were going to be easy for her. But alas it didnâ€™t happen and Roberta Vinci eliminated her in a surprise win.
Her win has generated so much interest in her country that Italian Prime Minister has cancelled all his official engagements and rushing to New York. Reports suggest that Italian Premier Matteo Renzi was flying to New York to attend the first all-Italian U.S. Open final. Fresh off her remarkable upset win over Serena Williams, Roberta Vinci will face childhood rival Flavia Pennetta later Saturday.
Renzi canceled his appointments and was flying to the United States with Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago and Italian Tennis Federation president Angelo Binaghi, a statement from the premier’s office said. News of Vinci’s and Pennetta’s wins topped Saturday’s headlines in Italy.
There is no denying the fact that for Italians it was a huge achievement. Italian Premier Matteo Renzi canceled his appointments Saturday so he could fly to New York to attend Saturday’s US Open women’s final between Italians Roberta Vinci and Flavia Pennetta. “We love you,” said the front-page headline of the Gazzetta dello Sport, with a “NY” inside a heart that replaced the letter “O” in “love.” The front page of mainstream daily Corriere della Sera featured photos above the fold of Pennetta and Vinci — both of them close to tears — next to a headline that read, “Two normal Italian girls have already made history.”
The match will begin at 3 p.m. ET, or when the men’s doubles final has concluded. It will be broadcast on ESPN, with a livestream available atÂ WatchESPN.