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Roberta Vinci was born February 18, 1983 and is an Italian tennis player. As of 8 September 2015, Vinci is ranked World No. 43 in singles and No. 35 in doubles. Up until 6 April 2015, she held the position of World No. 1 in doubles, whilst reaching a career-high of World No. 11 in singles in June 2013. Vinci has won 32 WTA Tour titles, 9 in singles and 25 in doubles, including the 2012 French Open, the 2012 US Open, the 2013 Australian Open and 2014 Australian Open, and 2014 Wimbledon titles with regular partner Sara Errani. In doing so, they became only the fifth pair in tennis history to complete a Career Grand Slam.
To date she has won 9 WTA singles titles. Her first title came in the 2007 Copa Colsanitas, over Tathiana Garbin. She won her second title at the 2009 Barcelona Ladies Open, over Maria Kirilenko. Her third title was at the 2010 BGL Luxembourg Open, over Julia Grges. Her fourth title was for her second victory after 2009 at the 2011 Barcelona Ladies Open, over Lucie Hradeck. Her fifth title was her first win on grass at the 2011 UNICEF Open, over Jelena Doki. Her third victory in 2011 and sixth title was in Budapest over Irina-Camelia Begu. In 2012, at Dallas, over former world no.1 Jelena Jankovic for her 7th title. In 2013, she defeated Petra Kvitova for her 8th title at the 2013 BNP Paribas Katowice Open and doubles partner Sara Errani for her most recent title at Palermo.
She and her Italian teammates Mara Santangelo, Flavia Pennetta, and Francesca Schiavone beat the Belgian team 32 in the 2006 Fed Cup final. Justine Henin-Hardenne had to retire in the fifth and final match due to an injury in her right knee, which allowed Italy to win their first Fed Cup trophy. With the Italian team, she also won the Fed-Cup in 2009 and 2010 against the USA.
At the 2012 US Open, Vinci reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final, at 29 years of age, by defeating then-World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwaska in the fourth round. She subsequently lost to her doubles partner and World No. 10 Sara Errani in the quarter-finals. She achieved the same feat the following year when she defeated Camila Giorgi in the fourth round. She subsequently lost to Flavia Pennetta. At the 2015 US Open, Vinci reached her first Grand Slam final after upsetting Serena Williams in the semis in what was labeled as one the biggest upsets in a decade. Vinci along with fellow countrywoman, Flavia Pennetta will contest in the first ever all Italian final in the Open Era.
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