[Yahoo] Dementieva beats Pierce at Fed Cup final (AP)

Rusty Backhand
09-17-2005, 04:31 PM
Elena Dementieva beat Mary Pierce 7-6 (1), 2-6, 6-1 Saturday to give defending champion Russia a 1-0 lead over France in the Fed Cup final. France, which lost to Russia in last year's final without Pierce and Amelie Mauresmo, is trying to win the title a third time. Mauresmo was to play Anastasia Myskina later in the day on center court at Roland Garros, home of the French Open, in the best-of-five...