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[Yahoo] Hurting Pierce makes U.S. Open final (AP)

Rusty Backhand
09-09-2005, 10:31 PM
Shaking her clenched fists and pounding her chest, Mary Pierce ignored her aching back and heavily taped right thigh and willed herself into the U.S. Open final. Pierce, who took a 12-minute injury timeout after the first set, gutted through her injuries and rallied to beat last year's runner-up, Elena Dementieva, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Friday and earn a spot in her first U.S.

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