Sporting Digest: Tennis

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AUSTRALIAN MEN'S INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP (Sydney) Singles, semi-finals: P Korda (Cz Rep) bt W Ferreira (SA) 6-3 6-2; J Yzaga (Peru) bt G Ivanisevic (Croa) 6-3 6-4. Final: Yzaga bt Korda 6-2 4-6 7-6 7-6. Doubles, semi-finals: A Mronz and L Rehman (Ger) bt P Haarhuis and J Eltingh (Neth) 7-6 6-3; P McEnroe and R Reneberg (US) bt G Connell (Can) and P Galbraith (US) 7-6 6-4. Final: McEnroe and Reneberg bt Mronz and Rehman 6-3 7-5.

TOULOUSE MEN'S INDOOR TOURNAMENT Semi-finals: A Boetsch (Fr) bt C Bergstrom (Swe) 6-1 6-1; C Pioline (Fr) bt A Chesnokov (Rus) 6-4 6-2. Final: Boetsch bt Pioline 7-6 3-6 6-3.

ATHENS CUP MEN'S TOURNAMENT Final: J Arrese (Sp) bt A Berasategui (Sp) 6-4 3-6 6-3.

WASH AND GO IRISH OPEN (Dublin) Final: P Cane (It) bt J Bates (GB) 6-3 7-5.

MAUREEN CONNOLLY TROPHY WOMEN'S 21 AND UNDER TOURNAMENT (Stirling): Great Britain bt United States 9-2 (K Cross bt J Shiflet 6-2 6-1; A Wainwright bt R Jensen 7-5 6-2; Cross and J Pullin bt Jensen and P Nelson 3-6 6-4 6-4).

EUROPEAN WOMEN'S INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP (Zurich) Semi-finals: M Maleeva- Fragniere (Swit) bt S Rottier (Neth) 6-2 7-5; M Navratilova (US) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 6-3 6-4. Final: Maleeva-Fragniere bt Navratilova 6-3 7-6.

TAIWAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Taipei) Semi- finals: L Harvey-Wild (US) bt C Cristea (Rom) 6-3 6-0; Wang Shi-ting (Tai) bt S Stafford (US) 6-3 6-2. Final: Wang Shi-ting bt Harvey-Wild 6-1 7-6.

DAVIS CUP Euro/African Zone Group Two Relegation Play-off (Lagos): Nigeria bt Algeria 5-0.

EVEREST NATIONAL CLUB LEAGUE Final regional play-offs: Men: Edgbaston Priory 3 Newlands 3 (Edgbaston win 8-7); W Hants 5 Connaught 1. Women: Queen's Club 3 Millfield 3 (Queen's win 7-6); Huddersfield 3 Telford 3 (Huddersfield win 7-6).

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