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Pennetta wins US Open title, announces retirement

Updated: 14 September 2015 00:28 IST - Published: 12 September 2015 22:57 IST
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She said everyone likes to retire on a high, and that she won't be competing in the sport any more. What a way to go out!
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And big news from the presentation ceremony: PENNETTA IS RETIRING FROM TENNIS!
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Pennetta and Vinci have been long-time friends and are Fed Cup teammates, and they displayed genuine affection for each other after the match.
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Pennetta struck 28 winners against Vinci's 21, and committed fewer unforced errors too - 22 to 30.
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Pennetta becomes the first Italian and the second-lowest seeded player to ever win the US Open.
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Flavia Pennetta has won the 2015 US Open title, defeating Roberta Vinci 7-6, 6-2 in the women's singles final!