Pennetta, Zheng Auckland final postponed|
Auckland, New Zealand (Sports Network) - Saturday's ASB Classic final
between Italy's Flavia Pennetta and China's Zheng Jie has been postponed due
The decision was made by event organizers to move the event to Sunday. Should
rain persist on Sunday, the final will be played indoors.
The fourth-seeded, 29-year-old Pennetta, ranked 20th in the world, will appear
in her 21st career WTA final and is seeking a 10th title and her first
championship since 2010. The 28-year-old Zheng is 3-2 in career finals and is
seeking her first title since 2006.
Pennetta and Zheng will meet for a sixth time, with the Italian leading the
lifetime series 3-2.
The winner of this $220,000 Australian Open tuneup will claim $37,000.
01/07 00:22:00 ET