Sport in Short: Tennis

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NATIONS BANK CLASSIC (Washington) Quarter- finals: P Korda (Cz) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 7-6 6-2; H Holm (Swe) bt I Lendl (US) 3-6 6-3 6-3; D Rostagno (US) bt G Muller (SA) 6-1 6-7 7-6; M Washington (US) bt G Raoux (Fr) 7-6 7-6. Semi-finals: Holm bt Rostagno 6-4 6-3; Korda bt Washington 7-6 6-0. Final: Korda (Cz) bt Holm 6-4 6-4.

STUTTGART OPEN Semi-finals: A Medvedev (Ukr) bt T Muster (Aut) 6-2 6-2; W Ferreira (SA) bt K Novacek (Cz) 6-3 6-2. Final: Medvedev bt Ferreira 6-1 6-4 6-7 2-6 6-1.

PATHMARK WOMEN'S CLASSIC (Mahwah, New Jersey) Quarter-finals: M Seles (Yug) bt R White (US) 6-2 6-4; T Whitlinger (US) bt M-J Fernandez (US) 4-6 0-1 rtd; J Capriati (US) bt C Kuhlman (US) 6-3 6-2. Semi-finals: Capriati bt Whitlinger 2-6 6-3 6-4; Seles bt A Keller (US) 6-0 6-3. Final: Seles bt Capriati 6-1 6-4.

MIDNIGHT SUN ATP MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Tampere, Fin): Singles, semi-finals: K Carlsen (Den) bt M-A Gorriz (Sp) 7-6 4-6, 6-2; B Wuyts (Bel) bt T Carbonell (Sp) w/o. Final: Carlsen bt Wuyts 4-6 7-6 7-6.

NORTHERN ELECTRIC OPEN MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Newcastle) Singles semi-finals: J Frana (Arg) bt J Renzenbrink (Ger) 7-5 6-4; G Rusedski (Can) bt C van Rensburg (SA) 6-4 3-6 7-6. Final: Rusedski bt Frana 6-3 7-6. Doubles, semi-final: Frana and van Rensburg bt D Vacek (Cz) and F Wibier (Neth) 6-4 6-4. Final: Frana and van Rensburg bt K Kinnear (US) and P Nyborg (Swe) 7-6 7-6.

DAVIS CUP Euro/African Zone: Group Two, first round: (Luxembourg): Luxembourg bt Egypt 3-2. Second round: (Athens): Greece bt Bulgaria 4-1. (Nicosia): Morocco bt Cyprus 5-0. (Zimbabwe): Zimbabwe bt Ivory Coast 4-1. Relegation play-offs: (Galway): Ireland bt Malta 5-0. (Monaco): Monaco bt Zambia 5-0. (Accra): Ghana lead Togo 2-1.

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