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Roberta Vinci
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Kintra  Italy
Residence Palermo, Italy
Born 18 Februar 1983 (1983-02-18) (age 32)
Taranto, Apulie, Italy
Hicht 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 1999
Plays Richt-haundit (ane-haundit backhaund)
Prize money US$ 8,220,238
Career record 513–354
Career titles 9 WTA, 9 ITF
Heichest rankin No. 11 (10 Juin 2013)
Current rankin No. 19 (14 September 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2006, 2010, 2013)
French Open 4R (2013)
Wimbledon 4R (2012, 2013)
US Open F (2015)
Career record 410–196
Career titles 25 WTA, 10 ITF
Heichest rankin No. 1 (15 October 2012)
Current rankin No. 35 (8 September 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2013, 2014)
French Open W (2012)
Wimbledon W (2014)
US Open W (2012)
Ither Doubles toornaments
Tour Finals SF (2012, 2013)
Team competeetions
Fed Cup W (2006, 2009, 2010, 2013)
Record 23–6
Last updatit on: 18 Aprile 2015.

Roberta Vinci (Italian pronunciation: [roˈbɛrta ˈvintʃi]; born 18 Februar 1983) is an Italian tennis player. As o 27 Mey 2013, Vinci is ranked Warld No. 15 in the WTA Tour Rankins.[1] Vinci haes wan 27 WTA Tour titles, aicht in singles an 19 in doubles, includin the 2012 French Open, the 2012 US Open[2] an 2013 Australian Open title wi regular pairtner Sara Errani.

Her first title came in the 2007 Copa Colsanitas, ower Tathiana Garbin. She wan her seicont title at the 2009 Barcelona Ladies Open, ower Maria Kirilenko. Her third title wis at the 2010 BGL Luxembourg Open, ower Julia Görges. Her fowerth title wis for her seicont victory efter 2009 at the 2011 Barcelona Ladies Open, ower Lucie Hradecká. Her fift title wis her first win on gress at the 2011 's-Hertogenbosch, ower Jelena Dokić. Her third victory in 2011 an saxt title wis in Budapest.

She an her Italian teammates Mara Santangelo, Flavia Pennetta, an Francesca Schiavone beat the Belgian team 3–2 in the 2006 Fed Cup final. Justine Henin-Hardenne haed tae retire in the fift an final match due tae an injury in her richt knee, which allowed Italy tae win thair first Fed Cup trophy.[3] Wi the Italian team, she an aa wan the Fed-Cup in 2009 an 2010 against the USA.

At the 2012 US Open, Vinci reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final, at 29 years o age, bi defeatin then-Warld No. 2 Agnieszka Radwańska in the fowert roond.[4] She subsequently lost tae her doubles pairtner an Warld No. 10 Sara Errani in the quarter-finals.[5] At the 2015 US Open, Vinci reached her first Grand Slam final efter defeatin Serena Williams in the semifinals, in what numerous media outlets described as ane o the biggest upsets in tennis history. Williams haed been attemptin tae complete the calendar Grand Slam. Vinci lost the final tae kintrawoman Flavia Pennetta in the first ever aw-Italian Grand Slam final in the Open Era.

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