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Unseeded Roberta Vinci did the unthinkable earlier today when she became the first woman this year to beat Serena Williams at a major tennis tournament, beating Serena in the US Open semis, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, and ending her bid for tennis’ grand slam in the process.
No one gave Vinci a chance (including Vinci herself, as you’ll hear during her interview), and she certainly didn’t do herself any favors by dropping the opening set to Serena. But the Italian opted to continue fighting, rather than simply laying down and allowing Williams to walk right through her. And two sets later, she had done the unimaginable.
And just when we all thought we had seen Vinci’s best, she went and did this during her post-match interview:
Can Vinci top that performance during Saturday’s final against fellow Italian Flavia Pennetta? We’ll find out soon enough.