Sporting Digest: Tennis

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HOPMAN CUP (Perth) Semi-final: Germany bt Austria 3-0. Women's singles: A Huber bt J Wiesner 6-2 1-6 6-2; B Karbacher bt A Antonitsch 7-6 6-2. Doubles: Huber and Karbacher bt Wiesner and Antonitsch 8-4.

AUSTRALIAN MEN'S HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Adelaide) Second round: K Carlsen (Den) bt J Apell (Swe) 6-3 3-6 6-3; N Kulti (Swe) bt G Rusedski (Can) 7-6 6-3; G Raoux (Fr) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-7 6-3 6-3.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Brisbane) Third round: N Medvedeva (Ukr) bt I Spirlea (Rom) 6-3 7-6; Wang Shi-ting (Tai) bt L Ferrando (It) 7-6 6-2; R McQuillan (Aus) bt Fang Li (Ch) 6-4 6-3; F Labat (Arg) bt R Hiraki (Japan) 6-3 6-2; L Davenport (US) bt A Grossman (US) 6-0 6-2; M Jaggard-Lai (Aus) bt S Hack (Ger) 7-6 6-0; B Rittner (Ger) bt R Simpson-Alter (Can) 6-3 5-7 6-2; M Maleeva (Bul) bt N Baudone (It) 6-0 6-2.

HAWAII OPEN (Honolulu) Second round: J Arias (US) bt M Joyce (US) 6-1 6-2; R Weiss (US) bt J-P Fleurian (Fr) 2-6 6-3 7-6; R Furlan (It) bt C Caratti (It) 6-3 7-6; R Reneberg (US) bt D Flach (US) 6-3 6-3.

QATAR OPEN (Doha) Second round: G Ivanisevic (Croa) bt Y al-Aynaoui (Mor) 7-6 6-7 6-2; P Haarhuis (Neth) bt K Alami (Mor) 6-4 6-7 6-3; A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt C U Steeb (Ger) 7-5 6-2; S Pescosolido (It) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-2 6-4.

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