Sport in Short: Tennis

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QATAR MEN'S OPEN (Doha): Singles, semi- finals: B Becker (Ger) bt S Edberg (Swe) 6-4 6-4; G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 6-2 6-2. Final: Becker bt Ivanisevic 7-6 4-6 7-5. Doubles, semi-finals: S Cannon and S Melville (US) bt J Bates (GB) and G Muller (SA) 6-4 7-6; Becker and P Kuhnen (Ger) bt T Nijssen (Neth) and C Suk (Cz Rep) 6-4 6-2.

AUSTRALIAN MEN'S HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Adelaide): Singles semi-finals: N Kulti (Swe) bt J Stark (US) 4-6 6-4 6-4; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-4 6-4. Final: Kulti bt Bergstrom 3-6 7-5 6-4. Doubles final: M Woodforde and T Woodbridge (Aus) bt J Fitzgerald and L Warder (Aus) 6-4 7-5.

MALAYSIAN OPEN (Kuala Lumpur) Finals: Singles: R Reneberg (US) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-3 6-1. Doubles: P Haarhuis and J Eltingh (Neth) bt H Holm (Swe) and B-O Pedersen (Nor) 7-5 6-3.

BP CHALLENGER MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Wellington, NZ): Semi-finals: B Black (Zim) bt B Steven (NZ) 6-2 6-4; T Ho (US) bt J Arias (US) 7-6 6-2.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Brisbane): Singles, semi- finals: M Maleeva (Bul) bt Wang Shi-Ting (Tai)

6-4 7-5; C Martinez (Sp) bt M Jaggard-Lai (Aus)

7-5 6-3. Final: Martinez bt Maleeva 6-3 6-4. Doubles, final: Martinez and L Neiland (Lat) bt S McCarthy and K Po (US) 6-2 6-2.

LTA REEBOK TOUR (Swansea): Men's final: N Fulwood (Derbys) bt J Hunter 6-4 6-4 (Surrey). Women's final: V Lake (Devon) bt A Simpkin (Leics) 6-1 7-6.

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