Pierce beats Venus in Athens

France's Mary Pierce has beaten Venus Williams in the women's singles event in Athens.

France's Mary Pierce has beaten Venus Williams in the women's singles event in Athens.

Women’s singles Round 3 summary:

(1) Justine Henin-Hardenne (Bel) bt Nicole Pratt (Aus) 6-1 6-0,

Mary Pierce (Fra) bt (6) Venus Williams (USA) 6-4 6-4,

(3) Anastasia Myskina (Rus) bt Eleni Daniilidou (Gre) 7-5 6-4,

(11) Francesca Schiavone (Ita) bt Fabiola Zuluaga (Col) 6-7(5-7) 6-1 6-3,

(8) Ai Sugiyama (Jpn) bt (12) Karolina Sprem (Cro) 7-6(8-6) 6-1,

Alicia Molik (Aus) bt Lisa Raymond (USA) 6-4 6-4,

(5) Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) bt (10) Patty Schnyder (Swi) 6-3 6-3,

(2) Amelie Mauresmo (Fra) bt (16) Chanda Rubin (USA) 6-3 6-1

Men’s doubles quarter-final summary:

Fernando Gonzalez & Nicolas Massu (Chi) bt (1) Bob Bryan & Mike Bryan (USA) 7-5 6-4

Mario Ancic & Ivan Ljubicic (Cro) bt (3) Michael Llodra & Fabrice Santoro (Fra) 4-6 6-3 9-7

(5) Mahesh Bhupathi & Leander Paes (Ind) bt (4) Wayne Black & Kevin Ullyett (Zim) 6-4 6-4

Nicolas Kiefer & Rainer Schuettler (Ger) bt (8) Jonathan Erlich & Andi Ram (Isr) 2-6 6-2 6-2

Women’s doubles Round 2 summary:

Nathalie Dechy & Sandrine Testud (Fra) bt (1) Svetlana Kuznetsova & Elena Likhovtseva (Rus) 2-6 7-6(7-5) 6-3

(7) Paola Suarez & Patricia Tarabini (Arg) bt Akiko Morigami & Saori Obata (Jpn) 6-4 6-2

(4) Alicia Molik & Rennae Stubbs (Aus) bt Catalina Castano & Fabiola Zuluaga (Col) 6-4 6-2

(8) Ting Li & Tian Tian Sun (Chn) bt Silvia Farina Elia & Francesca Schiavone (Ita) 6-1 7-6(7-1)

(5) Shinobu Asagoe & Ai Sugiyama (Jpn) bt Jelena Kostanic & Karolina Sprem (Cro) 6-3 7-5

(3) Martina Navratilova & Lisa Raymond (Usa) bt Amelie Mauresmo & Mary Pierce (Fra)

Zi Yan & Jie Zheng (Chn) bt (6) Myriam Casanova & Patty Schnyder (Swi) 6-3 6-3

(2) Conchita Martinez & Virginia Ruano Pascual (Spa) bt Tathiana Garbin & Roberta Vinci (Ita) 6-3 6-3

Men’s singles Round 3 summary:

Tomas Berdych (Cze) bt (15) Tommy Robredo (Spa) 7-6(7-2) 4-6 8-6,

Taylor Dent (Usa) bt Ivan Ljubicic (Cro) 6-4 6-4,

(3) Carlos Moya (Spa) bt Ivo Karlovic (Cro) 4-6 7-6(7-3) 6-4,

(10) Nicolas Massu (Chi) bt Igor Andreev (Rus) 6-3 6-7(4-7) 6-4, Mardy Fish (Usa) bt Max Mirnyi (Blr) 6-3 4-6 6-1,

Mikhail Youzhny (Rus) bt (14) Nicolas Kiefer (Ger) 6-2 3-6 6-2,

(8) Sebastien Grosjean (Fra) bt Feliciano Lopez (Spa) 6-7(4-7) 6-4 6-0,

(16) Fernando Gonzalez (Chi) bt (2) Andy Roddick (USA) 6-4 6-4

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CourtsOlympicsAthens OlympicsPlace: Athens FrancePlace: AthensPlace: FrancePlace: BelPlace: AUSPlace: USAPlace: ItaPlace: IndPlace: SWIPlace: SpaPlace: CHIPlace: RUSPerson: PiercePerson: VenusPerson: Mary PiercePerson: Venus WilliamsPerson: Justine Henin-HardennePerson: Nicole PrattPerson: Anastasia MyskinaPerson: Eleni DaniilidouPerson: Francesca SchiavonePerson: Fabiola ZuluagaPerson: Ai SugiyamaPerson: Karolina SpremPerson: Alicia MolikPerson: Lisa RaymondPerson: Svetlana KuznetsovaPerson: Patty SchnyderPerson: Amelie MauresmoPerson: Chanda RubinPerson: Fernando GonzalezPerson: Nicolas MassuPerson: Bob BryanPerson: Mike BryanPerson: Mario AncicPerson: Ivan LjubicicPerson: Michael LlodraPerson: Fabrice SantoroPerson: Mahesh BhupathiPerson: Leander PaesPerson: Wayne BlackPerson: Kevin UllyettPerson: Nicolas KieferPerson: Rainer SchuettlerPerson: Jonathan ErlichPerson: Andi RamPerson: Nathalie DechyPerson: Sandrine TestudPerson: Elena LikhovtsevaPerson: Paola SuarezPerson: Patricia TarabiniPerson: Akiko MorigamiPerson: Saori ObataPerson: Rennae StubbsPerson: Catalina CastanoPerson: Ting LiPerson: Tian Tian SunPerson: Silvia Farina EliaPerson: Shinobu AsagoePerson: Jelena KostanicPerson: Martina NavratilovaPerson: Zi YanPerson: Jie ZhengPerson: Myriam CasanovaPerson: Conchita MartinezPerson: Virginia Ruano PascualPerson: Tathiana GarbinPerson: Roberta VinciPerson: Tomas BerdychPerson: Tommy RobredoPerson: Taylor DentPerson: Carlos MoyaPerson: Ivo KarlovicPerson: Igor AndreevPerson: Mardy FishPerson: Max MirnyiPerson: Mikhail YouzhnyPerson: Sebastien GrosjeanPerson: Feliciano LopezPerson: Andy Roddick
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