[Yahoo] Pierce edges Davenport in WTA semifinals (AP)

Rusty Backhand
11-12-2005, 11:46 PM
Mary Pierce's one-two punch of big serves followed by hard groundstrokes knocked out fellow heavy hitter Lindsay Davenport. Pierce edged the top-ranked Davenport 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6) in a semifinal matchup of the pro tour's oldest elite players in the WTA Championships on Saturday. Pierce is undefeated in four matches at the season-ending tournament, including a three-set win over No.


11-12-2005, 11:52 PM
pierce def Davenport in a close match with powerful groundies to reach final & play mauresmo who just hang in with maria sharapova who blow a 5-2 first set advantage to lose in breaker & played the most erratic she has. forehand sailing outside the double line
french final pierce vs mauresmo