Sporting Digest: Tennis

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PAT CASH, the 1987 Wimbledon champion, his fellow Australian Darren Cahill and Mats Wilander, the former World No 1 from Sweden, have been given wild cards into the Australian men's hardcourt championships, which start today in Adelaide.

HOPMAN CUP (Perth, Aus): Australia 2 Sweden 1. (Aus names first): Men's singles: W Masur lost to M Pernfors 4-6 4-6. Women's singles: N Provis bt C Lindqvist 7-6 6-1. Mixed doubles: Masur and Provis bt Pernfors and Lindqvist 6-3 7-5. Germany 2 South Africa 1. (Ger names first): Women's singles: A Huber bt A Coetzer 7-6 3-6 6-1. Men's singles: B Karbacher bt M Ondruska 6-4 6-4. Mixed doubles pro-set: Huber and Karbacher lost to Coetzer and Ondruska 8-7. Switzerland 3 Netherlands 0. (Swit names first): Women's singles: M Maleeva-Fragniere bt M Oremans 3-6 6-3 6-0. Men's singles: J Hlasek bt J Siemerink 4-6 6-4 7-5. Mixed doubles pro-set: Hlasek and Maleeva-Fragniere bt Siemerink and Oremans 8-6.

MIDLAND BANK NATIONAL 16 AND UNDER CHAMPIONSHIPS (Telford): Boys' singles, quarter-finals: S Clark (Warwicks) bt A Parma (Herts) 6-4 6-4; M Gorvin (Avon) bt S Pender (Cornwall) 6-2 6-7 6-2; W Sawyer (Norfolk) bt I Bates (Hants and IoW) 7-6 6-4; J Monk (Sussex) bt B Haran (Hants and IoW) 6-3 6-7 7-5. Semi-finals: Sawyer bt Clark 3-6 6-3 7-6; Gorvin bt Monk 7-5 6-2. Doubles semi-finals: S Clark (Warwicks) and B Haran (Hampshire and IoW) bt A Barnes (Cambs) and J Monk (Sussex) 7-5 7-6; D Galasso (Kent) and J Alyne (Cambs) bt C Edmondson (Lancs) and D Trainor (Cheshire) 4-6 6-4 6-2. Girls' singles, quarter-finals: J Choudhury (Cambs) bt R Dunbar (Dorset) 2-6 6-1 6-0; J Osman (Sussex) bt S Turner (Sussex) 6-0 6-3; A Tordoff (Kent) bt T Callow (Middx) 6-3 6-4; F Lishman (Northumberland) bt T Blackburn (Somerset) 6-4 6-2. Semi-finals: Osman bt Choudhury 6-2 7-5; Lishman bt Tordoff 7-5 6-2. Doubles semi-finals: J Osman (Sussex) and S Turner (Sussex) bt A Janes (Essex) and N Searle (Norfolk) 6-7 6-1 6-1; J Choudhury (Cambs) and S Saunders (Beds) bt R Dunbar (Dorset) and S Kirby (N Wal) 6-2 6-2.

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