Sport in Short: Tennis

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DAVIS CUP Euro / African Zone Group One First round: (Harare) Zimbabwe lead Croatia 2-1. Group One Second round: (Lisbon) Israel lead Portugal 2-1. (Waregem) Belgium hold winning 3-0 lead over Luxembourg. (Budapest) Hungary lead Great Britain

2-1. Play-off: (Helsinki) Norway lead Finland 2-1. Group Two First round: (Athens) Greece hold winning 3-0 lead over Tunisia. (Dublin): Ireland hold winning 3-0 lead over Ghana. (Sofia) Poland lead Bulgaria 2-1. (Monaco) Monaco lead Algeria 2-1. (Johannesburg) South Africa hold winning 3-0 lead over Ivory Coast. (Lagos) Romania hold winning 3-0 lead over Nigeria. (Dakar) Senegal lead Egypt 2-1. Second round: (Casablanca) Morocco hold winning 3-0 lead over Cyprus. Asia / Oceania Zone Group One Second round: (Seoul) S Korea hold winning 3-0 lead over Indonesia. (Saga, Japan) New Zealand lead Japan 2-1. Group Two Final: (Tianjin) China hold winning 3-0 lead over Thailand.

MUNICH MEN'S OPEN Semi-finals: M Stich (Ger) bt J-F Altur (Sp) 6-1 6-4; I Lendl (US) bt C Pioline (Fr) 1-6 7-6 0-1 ret.

CITY OF MADRID MEN'S GRAND PRIX Semi- finals: S Edberg (Swe) bt E Sanchez Vicario (Sp) 6-0

7-5; S Bruguera (Sp) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 7-5 6-1.

AT & T MEN'S CHALLENGE (Atlanta) Quarter- finals: P Sampras (US) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 7-6

6-4; J Eltingh (Neth) bt R Azar (Arg) 6-2 6-2; B Shelton (US) bt A Gomez (Ecu) 6-7 6-4 6-3; J Palmer (US) bt A Berasategui (Sp) 7-6 6-2.

cw-1HAMBURG WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT Semi- finals: S Graf (Ger) bt J Novotna (Cz Rep) 6-3 3-6 6-1; A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 6-2 7-6.

LTA SPRING SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Lee-on- Solent): MEN: Semi-finals: P Languardt (Den) bt W Arthurs (Aus) 7-6 6-2; M Tebbutt (Aus) bt D Sapsford (Surrey) 6-2 5-7 7-5. WOMEN: Semi-finals: L Richterova (RCS) bt A Castera (Fr) 6-3 7-5; M Seibold (Ger) bt C Hall (Dorset) 4-6 6-2 7-6.

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