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For retired US Open champ Flavia Pennetta, no regrets

Flavia Pennetta arrived back at Arthur Ashe Stadium and had one question: "Where is it?"

She couldn't wait to see the most recent addition to the photos of past champions displayed at the U.S. Open. It's been almost one year since Pennetta affixed her name to that list, yet as she returned to Flushing Meadows on Friday, that moment felt much longer ago than 12 months.

The 2015 U.S. Open final was not only when the 33-year-old Italian won her first major title. It was also when she announced to the world that she planned to retire.

"I had the chance to say to everyone in the perfect moment in the perfect way," Pennetta told The Associated Press...