DAVIS CUP WORLD GROUP First round: (Vienna) France hold winning 3-0 lead over Austria (G forget and H Leconte bt H Skoff and A Antonitsch 7-5 6-4 7-5). (Calcutta) India lead Switzerland 2-1 (L Paes and R Krishnan bt J Hlasek and M Rosset 6-7 7-6 7-5 2-6 6-3). (Moscow): Germany hold winning 3-0 lead over Russia (M Stich and P Kuhnen bt A Cherkasov and A Olkhovsky 6-4 6-2 6-2). (Kalmar) Sweden hold winning 3-0 lead over Cuba (A Jarryd and H Holm bt M Tabares and J Pino 6-3 6-2 6-4). (Melbourne) Australia hold winning 3-0 lead over the United States (M Woodforde and T Woodbridge bt J Grabb and R Reneburg 7-6 6-2 3-6 6-7 6-4). (Aarhus) Czechoslovakia hold winning 3-0 lead over Denmark (P Korda and C Suk bt K Carlsen and M Christensen 4-6 7-6 6-2 6-2. (Barcelona) Spain lead Netherlands 2-1 (E Sanchez and S Casal bt P Haarhuis and J Eltingh 6-3 6-4 5-7 7-5). (Modena) Italy hold winning 3-0 lead over Brazil (O Camporese and D Nargiso bt L Mattar and F Roese 7-6 3-6 4-6 6-3 10-8).
DAVIS CUP EURO / AFRICAN ZONE Group One first round: (Budapest) Hungary lead Finland 2-1. (Oslo) Zimbabwe lead Norway 2-1. (Luxembourg) Luxembourg lead Kenya 2-1.
DAVIS CUP ASIA / OCEANIA ZONE Group One first round: (Hong Kong): Japan lead Hong Kong 3-0. (Bangkok) Thailand lead Pakistan 3-0.
DAVIS CUP AMERICAN ZONE Group One first round: (Buenos Aires) Argentina lead Mexico 2-1. (Santiago) Chile lead Canada 2-1. Group Two first round: (Lima) Peru bt Paraguay 3-0. (Guayaquil) Ecuador level with Puerto Rico 1-1. (Bogota) Colombia level with Dominican Republic 1-1.
VIRGINIA SLIMS WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Houston): Semi-final: C Martinez (Sp) bt G Sabatini (Arg) 6-3 6-3.