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Caroline Wozniacki reaches Luxembourg final, to meet Annika Beck

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, seeking her first title in a year, will face Annika Beck after each took a semifinal victory Saturday at the Luxembourg Open.
Kuznetsova, Stosur advance to Kremlin Cup semis

Kuznetsova, Stosur advance to Kremlin Cup semis

MOSCOW, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Svetlana Kuznetsova and Samantha Stosur rode wins Friday over higher-seeded players into the semifinals of the WTA's Kremlin Cup tournament in Moscow.
Ivanovic gains spot in Kremlin Cup quarterfinals

Ivanovic gains spot in Kremlin Cup quarterfinals

MOSCOW, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Ana Ivanovic swept into the quarterfinals of the WTA's side of the Kremlin Cup with a straight-set win Thursday in Moscow.
Vinci comes from behind for Kremlin Cup match win

Vinci comes from behind for Kremlin Cup match win

MOSCOW, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Roberta Vinci came from behind for a second-round win Wednesday at the WTA's Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.
Kerber's ranking unchanged; she earns WTA Championships invite

Kerber's ranking unchanged; she earns WTA Championships invite

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Angelique Kerber's win at the Generali Ladies Linz tournament doesn't improve her world ranking but did merit an invitation to the WTA Championships.
Jankovic, Radwanska impressive in wins at China Open

Jankovic, Radwanska impressive in wins at China Open

BEIJING, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic and Agnieszka Radwanska dropped just two games between them Thursday in gaining places in the quarterfinals of the WTA's China Open.
Li claims easy second-round China Open win

Li claims easy second-round China Open win

BEIJING, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Local favorite Li Na dropped just one game Tuesday in posting a second-round win at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing.

Italians Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci record first-round China Open wins

BEIJING, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci each recorded a first-round victory Saturday to help kick off the China Open in Beijing.
Safarova wins in second-round upset at Pan Pacific Open

Safarova wins in second-round upset at Pan Pacific Open

TOKYO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Lucie Safarova posted an upset win Tuesday in second-round action of the Toray Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.
Li, Pennetta move up in rankings after U.S. Open

Li, Pennetta move up in rankings after U.S. Open

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- With the top-ranked U.S. Open finalists creating a rematch from 2012, the moves in the WTA rankings came from semifinalists Li Na and Flavia Pennetta.
Pennetta looks to continue strong run in U.S. Open semis

Pennetta looks to continue strong run in U.S. Open semis

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Flavia Pennetta has taken out a series of seeded players en route to her first Grand Slam semifinal but the path forward at the U.S. Open is even tougher.
Azarenka earns U.S. Open semifinal berth

Azarenka earns U.S. Open semifinal berth

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Victoria Azarenka, ranked second in the world and seeking her second Grand Slam title of the year, reached the semifinals Wednesday at the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams, Li Na through to U.S. Open semifinals

Serena Williams, Li Na through to U.S. Open semifinals

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams rolled to a victory and No. 5 seed Li Na also claimed a spot in the women's semifinals with a win Tuesday at the U.S. Open.
Roberta Vinci into quarters, Alison Riske ousted at rainy U.S. Open

Roberta Vinci into quarters, Alison Riske ousted at rainy U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Tenth-seeded Roberta Vinci made the quarterfinals for the second straight year but American hopeful Alison Riske took an exit Monday at a rainy U.S. Open.

Caroline Wozniacki ousted, Victoria Azarenka advances at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Italian Camila Giorgi knocked out No. 6 Caroline Wozniacki but second-seeded Victoria Azarenka advanced as expected at the U.S. Open Saturday.
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Maria Sharapova hits a serve in her first round straight sets defeat of Roberta Vinci during day 2 at the U.S. Open in New York City on August 28, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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Roberta Vinci (born 18 February 1983 in Taranto) is an Italian tennis player. As of 29 August 2011, Vinci is ranked World No. 20, on the WTA Tour Rankings. Vinci has won thirteen WTA Tour titles, six in singles and seven in doubles.

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 Görges. Her fourth title was for her second victory after 2009 at the 2011 Barcelona Ladies Open, over Lucie Hradecká. Her fifth title was her first win on grass at the 2011 's-Hertogenbosch, over Jelena Dokic. Her third victory in 2011 and sixth title was in Budapest.

She and her Italian team mates Mara Santangelo, Flavia Pennetta and Francesca Schiavone beat the Belgium team 3–2 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 let Italy win their first Fed Cup trophy. With the Italian team she won also the Fed-Cup in 2009 and 2010 against the USA.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Roberta Vinci."
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