Sporting Digest: Tennis

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MANCHESTER MEN'S OPEN (Didsbury): Singles final: P Rafter (Aus) bt W Ferreira (SA) 7-6 7-6. Doubles final: R Leach (US) and D Visser (SA) bt T Kronemann (US) and S Davis (US) 6-4 4-6 7-6.

MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Halle, Ger) Semi-finals: M Larsson (Swe) bt Y Kafelnikov (Rus) 7-6 7-6; M Stich (Ger) bt W Masur (Aus) 6-3 7-6. Final: Stich bt Larsson 6-4 4-6 6-3.

ATP TOURNAMENT (St Polten, Aut) Quarter-finals: T Muster (Aut) bt W Schranz (Aut) 7-5 6-1; F Roig (Sp) bt K Kucera (Slovak) 6-4 6-4; T Carbonell (Sp) bt G Bloom (Isr) 6-3 6-1; S Dosedel (Cz Rep) bt F Clavet (Sp) 7-5 6-4. Semi- finals: Muster bt Roig 7-6 6-4; Carbonell bt Dosedel 1-6 6-4 6-1. Final: Muster bt Carbonell 4-6 6-2 6-4.

VOLKSWAGEN CUP Women's tournament (Eastbourne) Singles final: M McGrath (US) bt L Harvey-Wild (US) 6-2 6-4. Doubles final: G Fernandez (US) and N Zvereva (Bela) bt I Gorrochategui (Arg) and H Sukova (Cz Rep) 6-7 6-4 6-3.

VAUXHALL CUP (Roehampton): Rest of World 5 Europe 2: M Woodforde (RoW) bt M Philippoussis (Eur) 6-2 6-7 7-6; M Chang (RoW) bt K Carlsen (Eur) 7-6 6-3; L and M Jensen (RoW) lost to Tom and Tim Gullikson (Eur) 7-6.

MIDLAND BANK BRITISH STUDENTS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Sheffield): Men's final: N Adams (Imperial College) bt R Holden (Cardiff University) 3-6 6-3 7-6. Women's final: S Smith (Exeter University) bt A Simpkin (Loughborough University) 7-5 6-4.

HURLINGHAM SENIORS ATP CHAMPIONSHIPS (London): Shoot-out first round: K Rosewall (Aus) bt R Taylor (GB) 7-3; R Laver (Aus) bt F McMillan (SA) 8-6; M Cox (GB) bt B Hewitt (SA) 8-6; F Stolle (Aus) bye. Semi-finals: Rosewall bt Laver 11-9; Stolle bt Cox 11-9. Final: Rosewall bt Stolle 3-7 12-10 7-5. Singles final: P McNamee (Aus) bt S Mayer (US) 6-4. Doubles final: C Lewis (NZ) and Hewitt bt I Nastase (Rom) and Stolle 7-6 7-5.

REEBOK TOUR (Southsea) Men's final: C Wilkinson (Hampshire) bt P Hanz (Berkshire) 6-0 3-6 6-1. Women's final: L Ahl (Devon) bt E Nortje (SA) 6-3 2-6 6-2.

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