2
0
1

Stats Corner: Italians In Grand Slam SFs

The 2013 US Open will be the sixth Grand Slam in the Open Era with an Italian semifinalist.

Published September 02, 2013 12:00

Stats Corner: Italians In Grand Slam SFs
Roberta Vinci

NEW YORK, NY, USA - With Roberta Vinci and Flavia Pennetta squaring off in the US Open quarterfinals in an all-Italian clash on Wednesday, an Italian is guaranteed to reach a Grand Slam semifinal for just the sixth time of the Open Era. Here are the previous five instances, all of which were achieved by Francesca Schiavone and Sara Errani:

Player Event Round Reached
Francesca Schiavone '10 French Open W
Francesca Schiavone '11 French Open R-Up
Sara Errani '12 French Open R-Up
Sara Errani '12 US Open SF
Sara Errani '13 French Open SF


Speaking of Italians, this is just the second time in the Open Era that two Italians have advanced to a Grand Slam quarterfinal, with Sara Errani and Vinci having done so at the 2012 US Open.

Share this page!

Related news

  • US Open Contenders: Serena

    August 20, 2014
    The other Grand Slams weren't too kind to her this year, but the US Open has always been her stronghold. Could Serena Williams strike 18 in Flushing Meadows?
  • Stosur Bounces Bouchard From New Haven

    August 20, 2014
    Samantha Stosur secured a Connecticut Open quarterfinal berth with a defeat of Eugenie Bouchard. Next up for her is Kirsten Flipkens, who endured a marathon.
  • Giorgi Gets Best Of Wozniacki

    August 20, 2014
    Camila Giorgi upended four-time Connecticut Open champion Caroline Wozniacki on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of New Haven.
To The Top
3