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

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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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