0

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

  • Hingis Hits With Lucky Fans

    May 04, 2015
    Ever wanted to practice with a WTA Star? What about a WTA legend? Two fans at the Mutua Madrid Open did just that. Watch the video right here!
  • Fans Win Pliskova Box Seats

    May 04, 2015
    There are seats & then there are box seats. Czech WTA Rising Star Karolina Pliskova gave away a pair of her player box seats to two lucky Madrid fans.
  • Azarenka Edges Venus In All-No.1 Clash

    May 03, 2015
    Victoria Azarenka edged Venus Williams at the Mutua Madrid Open, and that wasn't the only upset, with Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard going out too - who beat them?
To The Top
3