Sporting Digest: Tennis

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VOLKSWAGEN CUP Women's Tournament (Devonshire Park, Eastbourne): Singles, semi-finals: L Harvey-Wild (US) bt N Zvereva (Bela) 6-4 7-5; M McGrath (US) bt Y Basuki (Indon) 6-0 7-5. Doubles semi-finals: G Fernandez (US) and N Zvereva (Bela) bt L McNeil and P Shriver (US) 6-1 5-7 6-0; I Gorrochtegui (Arg) and H Sukova (Cz Rep) bt V Lake and C Wood (GB) 6-4 6-7 6-4.

MANCHESTER MEN'S OPEN (Didsbury): Singles, semi-finals: W Ferreria (SA) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 6-4 6-4; P Rafter (Aus) bt K Novacek (Cz Rep) 6-7 7-6 7-6. Doubles, semi-finals: R Leach (US) and D Visser (SA) bt M Damm (Cz Rep) and A Olhovskiy (Rus) 6-3 3-6 7-6; S Davis and T Kronemann (US) bt J Apell and J Bjorkman (Swe) 5-7 6-3 6-4.

MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Halle, Ger) Quarter-finals: M Stich (Ger) bt H Leconte (Fr) 6-3 7-6; Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt J Courier (US) 6-1 6-4; W Masur (Aus) bt J Hlasek (Swit) 7-6 6-3; M Larsson (Swe) bt M Gollner (Ger) 6-4 7-6.

VAUXHALL CUP (Roehampton) Europe 3 Rest of the World 1: J Palmer (RoW) bt A Foster (Eur) 6-1 7-6; G Ivanisevic (Eur) bt K Alami (RoW) 1-6 6-3 6-4.

MIDLAND BANK BRITISH STUDENTS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Sheffield): Men's semi-finals: N Adams (Imperial College) bt S Jackson (Oxford University) 6-4 6-4; R Holden (Cardiff University) bt P Robinson (Sheffield University) 6-3 6-1. Women's semi-finals: A Simpkin (Loughborough University) bt L Needham (Loughborough University) 6-3 6-3; S Smith (Exeter University) bt J Boden (Loughborough University) 1-6 6-2 6-0.

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