Second-seeded Monica Seles finally outlasted fifth-seeded Arantxa Sanchez Vicario 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 to move into the semifinals of the Virginia Slims Championships at Madison Square Garden.

On Saturday, Seles will face fourth-seeded Mary Joe Fernandez, who defeated eighth-seeded Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere 6-2, 6-4 in her uarterfinal.