Sport in Short: Tennis

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PLAY in the LTA Bristol Challenger Trophy grass court tournament was abandoned without a ball being struck yesterday because of persistent rain. The semi-finals and finals of the men's singles and doubles have been re-scheduled for today.

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Palermo, It): Quarter- finals: M Pierce (Fr) bt P Langrova (Cz) 6-1 7-6; S Farina (It) bt C Motthes (Fr) 6-1 6-1. Semi-finals: B Schulz (Neth) bt N Ercegovic (Yug) 6-4 6-2.

GUNZE TOURNAMENT (Tokyo): Semi-finals: Men: R Krajicek (Neth) bt W Ferreira (SA) 6-2 6-4. S Matsuoka (Jap) bt J Tarango (US) 7-6 6-3. Women: H Sukova (Cz) bt L Meskhi (Geo) 6-1 4-6 6-3. G Fernandez (US) bt K Maleeva (Bul) 5-7 7-6 7-6.

SWEDISH MEN'S OPEN (Bastad): Quarter-finals: M Gustafsson (Swe) bt T Enqvist (Swe) 2-6 6-3 6-3; J Arrese (Sp) bt C Bergstrom (Swe) 6-2 7-5. Semi- finals: T Carbonell (Sp) bt G Perez-Roldan (Arg) 7-6 3-6 6-3; Gustafsson bt Arrese 7-5 6-3.

HALL OF FAME MEN'S GRASSCOURT CHAMPIONSHIP (Newport, Rhode Island): Quarter-finals: B Shelton (US) bt J Stark (US) 6-2 7-5; A Antonitsch (Aut) bt C van Rensburg (SA) 6-3 7-6; N Borwick (Aus) bt B MacPhie (US) 6-4 7-6; J Frana (Arg) bt S Stolle (Aus) 6-4 6-4.

SWISS MEN'S OPEN (Gstaad): Semi-finals: S Bruguera (Sp) bt G Markus (Arg) 4-6 7-5 7-6; F Clavet (Sp) bt F Santoro (Fr) 6-3 6-2.

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