Flavia Pennetta won the 2015 US Open and her first Grand Slam title. And she did it in style…or Stella. Flavia Pennetta wore pieces from the Adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade collection. Flavia Pennetta won the women’s singles title in straigh sets 7-6, 6-2. To get Flavia Pennetta’s look visit Stella McCartney at the official Adidas website.
“Flavia Pennetta is one cool lady. I am so thrilled she played her way to Grand Slam victory in the U.S. Open in adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade. It’s incredible to be designing for athletes, seeing them perform at their best and excel. I am proud to be able to create products that support a player’s needs to succeed and helping them in knowing they look and feel great when it matters most,” said Stella McCartney.
Flavia Pennetta wins & retires
At 33 Flavia Pennetta is the oldest woman in the Open Era to have won a Grand Slam tournament.
“I never thought I’d go so far. I never thought I’d be a champion. It’s a dream come true,” Pennetta told the crowd. “Always when I was younger I was thinking of becoming No. 1 or winning a Grand Slam. It’s also nice to play with a friend of mine. We know each other since when we were really young.”
Right after winning the 2015 US Open, she also announced her retirement. What better way to go out on top? Retiring has been on Flavia Pennetta ‘s mind for a few years now but she has put it off for a few years. Would contemplate for a bit and decided to return. Winning the 2015 US Open provided the perfect opportunity to call it quits.
“This is the way that I would like to say goodbye to tennis,” the 2015 titlist continued, tears welling in her eyes. “I’m really happy. This is what all the players think to want to do. This one was my last match at the US Open and I couldn’t think how to finish in a better way.”