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ATP PRAGUE CLAY-COURT TOURNAMENT Semi-finals: K Novacek (Cz) bt D Rikl (Cz) 6-2 3-6 6-2; F Davin (Arg) bt G Perez-Roldan (Arg) 6-3 6-2. Final: Novacek bt Davin 6-1 6-1.

VIRGINIA SLIMS OF LOS ANGELES WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT Semi-finals: M Seles (Yug) bt A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) 6-3 6-2; M Navratilova (US) bt M Maleeva-Fragneire (Swit) 6-4 7-6.

THRIFTWAY ATP HARD-COURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Mason, Ohio) Quarter-finals: S Edberg (Swe) bt J Grabb (US) 6-3 7-6; P Sampras (US) bt P Korda (Cz) 6-3 6-3; I Lendl (US) bt D Wheaton (US) 6-1 6-2; M Chang (US) bt J Yzaga (Peru) 6-3 6-1. Semi-finals: Sampras bt Edberg 6-2 6-3; Lendl bt Chang 6-3 6-2. Final: Sampras bt Lendl 6-3 3-6 6-3.

MIDLAND BANK BRITISH JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nottingham): Boys' Singles (18 and under) First round: B McIver (N Scot) bt R Clarke (Leics) 3-6 6-2 6-4; N Jones (Hereford & Worcs) bt G Hobbs (Dorset) 7-5 7-6; J Hind (Kent) bt D Anders (Lancs) 6-4 6- 2; B Webber (Cambs) bt L Dissanayake (Surrey) 6-4 6-3; C McKnight (W Scot) bt N Goldsby (Warwicks) 6-7 7-6 9-7; P Fowler (Durham & Cleveland) bt J Cross (Jersey) 6-2 5-7 6-4; T Henman (Oxon) bt A Moran (Oxon) 6-2 6-1; P Ryan (Kent) bt D Loosemore (S Wales) 6-1 6-4; J Baily (Hants & IOW) bt S Morris (Surrey) 6-2 6-3; M Rowe (Bucks) bt S Manley (Bucks) 5-0 ret; N Baglin (Cheshire) bt M Dunkley (Beds) 7-5 6-1; J Williams (Middx) bt B O'Connor (Durham & Cleveland) 6-1 6-2; G Jones (Kent) bt J Styles (Herts) 6- 2 5-7 6-4; M Schofield (Lancs) bt G Campbell (Yorks) 6-3 6-4; A Burgoyne (Kent) bt T Spinks (Norfolk) 6-4 6-1; D Breag (Kent) bt C Anders (Lancs) 7-5 7-5; P Jessop (Staffs) bt A Hill (Cheshire) 6-1 6-1; J Delgado (Warwicks) bt A Osterrieth (Kent) 6-3 6-0; P Martin (Avon) bt A Neal (Lincs) 6-3 6-3; M Martin (Middx) bt B Johnson (Cheshire) 7-5 6-1; B Cowan (Lancs) bt O Bull (S Wales) 6-4 6-2; M Ingham (Lancs) bt R Watkins (Wilts) 6- 4 6-2; J Fallis (Essex) bt D Galasso (Kent) 6-0 6-3; L Sabin (Dorset) bt G Le Pla (Middx) 7-5 6-3; D Sanders (Som) bt T Smith (W Scot) 6-2 6-0; S Bramwell (Herts) bt M Wallhead (Lincs) 6-4 6-1; George (Herts) bt S Clark (Warwicks) 6-4 6-1; B Haran (Hants & IOW) bt M Ratcliffe (Northumberland) 6-7 6-3 9-7.

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