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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.

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