Flavia Pennetta
Flavia Pennetta 's victory over Simona Halep saw her make it to the first Grand Slam final.Getty

Flavia Pennetta takes on Roberta Vinci in the women's singles final clash of the 2015 US Open on Saturday, 12 September .

Where to Watch Live

The match starts at 10pm BST. Live coverage of the game is available on Sky Sports 2 and Sky Sports 2 HD. Live scores and real-time internet updates are available on the US Open's official website.

Overview

Pennetta knocked out world No 2 Simona Halep in the semi-final of the fourth and final Grand Slam of the calendar year. It was a straight set victory over the Romanian tennis star with a final score of 6-3, 6-1.

The 33-year-old Italian has only dropped two sets so far in this year's US Open. Pennetta will be hoping she can seal another straight set victory to lift the Grand Slam title on Saturday. So far, this is her best achievement in her single's career as it is her first Grand Slam final.

Vinci, on the other hand has not made it to the last eight of any Grand Slam in her career. It is for the first time she has gone past the quarter-final and semi-final to make it to the final and she will also be looking for her first Grand Slam title.

Roberta Vinci
Roberta Vinci defeated Serena Williams in the semi-final of the 2015 US Open.Getty

In the previous round, Vinci defeated world No 1 Serena Williams to seal a berth in the final. After losing the first set, the Italian bounced back by winning the second set. Williams was two wins away from registering a calendar Grand Slam.

However, the US tennis star lost the final set to Vinci. The score was 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 as she made it to the final to face her compatriot Pennetta. Williams and Halep's eliminations are some of the few upsets of this year's US Open.

Betting Odds (888Sport.com)

  • Flavia Pennetta to win: 7/17
  • Roberta Vinci to win: 19/10

Head-To-Head

Pennetta has a lead of 5-4 over Vinci in overall meetings. The pair has clashed in one Grand Slam event, the 33-year-old winning it. Pennetta has a 3-2 lead over Vinci in the last five meetings.

US Open History

Pennetta has faced Vinci once in the US Open in the 2013 quarter-final clash and Pennetta won in straight sets 6-4, 6-1.