Sport in Short: Tennis

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SWEDEN'S Henrik Holm continued his serene progress through the draw at the Seiko indoor tennis tournament in Tokyo yesterday with a 7-5, 6-2 semi-final victory over the Russian, Alexander Volkov. He will meet Ivan Lendl, a 6-3, 6-4 winner over Michael Chang in the other semi-final, in today's final.

SEIKO SUPER MEN'S INDOOR TOURAMENT (Tokyo): Singles, semi-finals: H Holm (Swe) bt A Volkov (CIS) 7-5 6-2; I Lendl (US) bt M Chang (US) 6-3 6-4. Doubles, semi- finals: T Woodbridge and M Woodforde (Aus) bt P Kuhnen (Ger) and D Nargiso (It) 7-6 6-3; J Grabb and R Reneberg (US) bt M Kratzmann and W Masur (Aus) 6-7 6-3 6-4.

MARTINA NAVRATILOVA will have to work on her 36th birthday, seeking to add one more tournament victory to her record 160. Navratilova routed Arantxa Sanchez Vicario 6-1, 6-1 yesterday to reach the final of the Porsche Grand Prix at Filderstadt, Germany, where she will meet Gabriela Sabatini, who rallied to beat Mary Joe Fernandez 7-5 6-2.

WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT (Filderstadt, Ger): Singles, semi-final: G Sabatini (Arg) bt M J Fernandez (US) 7-5 6-2; M Navratilova (US) bt A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) 6-1 6-1.

MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Bolzano, It): Singles, quarter-finals: O Delaitre (Fr) bt P Cane (It) 6-4 6-4; A Boetsch (Fr) bt O Camporese (It) 6-4 6-3.

ISRAEL CLASSIC MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Tel Aviv): Singles, semi-finals: J Tarango (US) bt T Muster (Aus) 6-2 6-4; S Simian (Fr) bt J Cunha-Silva (Por) 7-6 6-4. Final: Tarango bt Simian 4-6 6-3 6-4.

ATP SENIOR TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Ponte Vedra, Fla): Third round of round-robin: R Case (Aus) and M Riessen (US) bt R Emerson (Aus) and B Gottfried (US) w/o; R Tanner (US) and J Fillol (Chile) bt C Drysdale (SA) and E Dibbs (US) 6-2 5-7 6-3; K Rosewall (Aus) and T Gullikson (US) bt B Borg (Swe) and F Stolle (Aus) 6-1 6-2; R Laver (Aus) and J Lloyd (GB) bt I Nastase (Rom) and R Lutz (US) 3-6 6-3 7-6.

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