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Shin downs Wie in LPGA Match Play

Gladstone, N.J. -- Top-seeded Jiyai Shin won two holes late in the contest Saturday to defeat Michelle Wie in the quarterfinals of the Sybase Match Play Championship.

Shin used a par on the 15th hole and a birdie on No. 16 at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in New Jersey to bounce Wie and take the Kathy Whitworth bracket 2 & 1, and advancing to Sunday morning's semifinals against Sun Young Yoo.

Yoo will face Shin after notching an upset win Saturday over fourth-seeded Yani Tseng, 2 & 1, to triumph in the Patty Berg bracket.

In the Mickey Wright bracket, 10th-seeded Angela Stanford emerged with the win, dispatching 15th-seeded Catriona Matthew, 5 & 3.

Stanford will go on to face the winner of Annika Sorenstam bracket, 30th-seeded Amy Yang, who beat Haeji Kang 1-up when Kang botched a 6-foot put to halve the 18th.

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