Sport in Short: Tennis

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THE Dubai Open could be extended to tomorrow after heavy rain forced the postponement of two quarter-finals yesterday. Fabrice Santoro, of France, led Russia's Alexander Volkov 1-0 in the first set of their match. Carl Uwe Steeb, of Germany, and Britain's Jeremy Bates are yet to start.

LTA WOMEN'S SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Newcastle): Singles final: G Coorengel (Neth) bt L Jelfs (Oxon) 6-1 6-2. Doubles final: N Bykova-Egorova and S Parhomenko (Rus) bt P Rajzlova and H Vildova (Cz Rep) 6-4 4-6 6-0.

AMWAY WOMEN'S CLASSIC (Auckland, NZ): Singles Semi-finals: C Kuhlman (US) bt K Kschwendt (Ger) 4-6 7-5 6-4; E Reinach (SA) bt I Gorrochategui (Arg) 6-7 6-4 6-2. Doubles Semi- final: J Hetherington (Can) and K Rinaldi (US) bt J Faull (Aus) and G Helgeson (US) 7-5 6-3.

TORAY PAN PACIFIC WOMEN'S OPEN (Yokohama, Japan): Semi-finals: M Navratilova (US) bt S Graf (Ger) 4-6 6-3 6-3; L Savchenko- Neiland (Lat) bt J Novotna (Cz Rep) 7-5 6-3. Doubles Semi-finals: L McNeil (US) and R Stubbs (Aus) bt G Fernandez (US) and N Zvereva (Bela) 6-7 6-1 6-2; Navratilova and H Sukova (Cz Rep) bt Savchenko-Neiland and Novotna 6-2 5-7 6-4.

VOLVO MEN'S TOURNAMENT (San Francisco; US unless stated): Quarter-finals: J Connors bt C Adams 6-3 4-6 6-4; A Agassi bt M Ondruska (SA) 6-0 6-4; B Gilbert bt R Reneberg 5-7 7-6 6-2; J Tarango bt J Oncins (Bra) 6-3 6-0.

MARSEILLES MEN'S OPEN Singles semi-final: J Siemerink (Neth) bt H Holm (Swe) 7-6

7-6; M Rosset (Swit) bt J Hlasek (Swit) 6-2 6-4. Doubles semi-finals: A Boetsch and O Delatre (Fr) bt M Damm and T Zdradzila (Cz Rep) 7-5 7- 6; I Lendl (US) and C Van Rensburg (SA) bt H Leconte (Fr) and M Rosset (Swit) 6-2 4-6 7-6.

DAVIS CUP American Zone Group One (Mexico City): Mexcio lead Canada 2-0; (Guayaquil): Ecuador lead Venezuela 2-0; (Santiago): Chile level with Bahamas 1-1. (Lima): Peru level with Colombia 1-1. Group Two (Guayaquil): Ecuador lead Venezuela 2-1. Asia-Oceania Zone Group One (Manila): Philippines hold winning 3-0 lead over Taiwan. Group Two (Bangkok): Thailand hold winning 3-0 lead over Kuwait; (Kuala Lumpur): China lead Malaysia 2-1; (Lahore): Pakistan lead Sri Lanka 2-1; (Amman): Iran hold 3-0 winning lead over Jordan.

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