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Pierce Beats Hingis

Mary Pierce prevailed on her third match point to hand Martina Hingis only her fifth loss of 1997, this one coming in the quarterfinals of the season-ending Chase Championships by a score of 6-3, 2-6, 7-5.

The victory sends Pierce into Saturday’s semifinal where she will meet Nathalie Tauziat of France, a 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-4) winner over sixth-seeded Iva Majoli of Croatia.



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