[Yahoo] Pierce routs Sugiyama for Acura title (AP)

Rusty Backhand
08-08-2005, 12:46 AM
Mary Pierce routed Ai Sugiyama 6-0, 6-3 Sunday in the finals of the Acura Classic for her first tournament title in more than a year. The sixth-seeded Pierce was dominant, winning 11 of the first 12 games and breaking Sugiyama's serve six straight times. By the time Sugiyama held serve -- the seventh game of the second set -- Pierce already had a 5-2 lead.