Roberta Vinci beats Kristina​ Mladenovic to reach US Open semi-final

AFP| Updated: Sep 09, 2015, 00:34 AM IST
Roberta Vinci beats Kristina​ Mladenovic to reach US Open semi-final

Italy`s 43rd-ranked Roberta Vinci advanced to her first Grand Slam semi-final by defeating France`s 40th-ranked Kristina Mladenovic 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 Tuesday at the US Open.

Vinci will next face the winner of a later match between world number one Serena Williams, trying to complete the first calendar Grand Slam since 1988, and her older sister Venus Williams, seeking her eighth Grand Slam title.