Puglia represented in U.S. Open women’s semis



Flavia Pennetta (top photo), born and still residing in Brindisi, joined Roberta Vinci (lower photo), born in Taranto (now living in Palermo, Sicily) in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open Wednesday, the first time Italy has had two players in the semis at Flushing Meadows, NY, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.

Vinci faces top-ranked Serena Williams and Pennetta will play second-ranked Simona Halep.

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