MARY PIERCE TO PLAY IN ITALIAN OPEN

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Mary Pierce, of France, is a late addition to the women's Italian Open which begins at the Foro Italico today. The Australian Open champion requested a wild card entry to Rome after illness forced her to drop out of a tournament in Hamburg.

MUNICH OPEN Men's semi-finals: W Ferreira (SA) bt A Corretja (Sp) 6-3 2-6 6-4; M Stich (Ger) bt M Filippini (Urug) 6-4 6-3. Final: Ferreira bt Stich 7-5 7-6.

HAMBURG OPEN Women's semi-finals: C Martinez (Sp) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 6-0 6-0; M Hingis (Swit) bt A Huber (Ger) 6-2 1-6 6-3. Final: Martinez bt Hingis 6-1 6-0. Doubles final: G Fernandez (US) and Hingis bt Martinez and P Tarabini (Arg) 6-2 6-3.

AT&T CHALLENGE (Atlanta) Semi-finals: M Chang (US) bt T Martin (US) 6- 3 6-0; A Agassi (US) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6-4 6-4. Final: Chang bt Agassi 6-2 6-7 6-4.

LTA SPRING SATELLITE (Edinburgh) Men's semi-finals: B Larkham (Aus) bt O Stanoichev (Bul) 7-6 6-1; M Maclagan (GB) bt A Bellobrajdic (Aus) 6-1 6-1. Final: Larkham bt Maclagan 6-4 6-4. Men's doubles final: T Larkham and B Larkham (Aus) bt J Delgado and A Richardson (GB) 6-4 6-4. Women's singles final: D Chladkova (Cz Rep) bt C Habernigg (Aut) 6-2 4-6 6-3. Doubles final: K Cross and E Jelfs (GB) bt K Hand and C Taylor (GB) 3-6 6-3 6-0.

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