Flavia Pennetta Wins the LA Women’s Tennis Championship!
Flavia Pennetta won her eighth career title after downing Samantha Stosur in the final of the $700,000 LA Women’s Tennis Championships, a US Open Series event.
The 10th-seeded Pennetta notched a 6-4, 6-3 win over Stosur in the first-ever meeting between the two players. Out of Pennetta’s eight titles, this is the first in the USA and the second on a hard surface — the other six have come on clay.
It is also her second title of 2009, as she also captured a tournament in Palermo, Italy.
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