Sporting Digest: Tennis

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GUNZE INDOOR TOURNAMENT (Osaka, Japan): Men's semi-finals: P Korda (Cz Rep) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 7-5 6-2; A Volkov (Rus) bt W Ferreira (SA) 6-1 6-2. Final: Volkov bt Korda 4-6 6-4 6-2. Women's semi-finals: L Raymond (US) bt G Sabatini (Arg) 6-4 3-6 6-1; A Coetzer (SA) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 4-6 7-6 6-2. Final: Coetzer bt Raymond 7-6 7-5.

HALL OF FAME MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Newport, Rhode Island) Singles semi-finals: J Frana (Arg) bt L Herrera (Mex) 6-3 6-1; G Rusedski (Can) bt A Antonitsch (Aut) 7-6 6-7 7-6. Final: Rusedski bt Frana 7-5 6-7 7-6. Doubles semi-finals: B Black (Zim) and J Pugh (US) bt D Flach and D Witt (US) 7-6 6-1.

SWISS MEN'S OPEN (Gstaad) Semi-finals: K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt T Muster (Aut) 6-3 7-6.

S Bruguera (Sp) bt K Gollner (Ger) 6-3 6-0. Final: Bruguera bt Novacek 6-3 6-4.

SWEDISH MEN'S OPEN (Bastad) Semi-finals: H Skoff (Aut) bt C Bergstrom (Swe) 6-4 6-4; R Agenor (Haiti) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6-4 6-3. Final: Skoff (Aut) bt Agenor 7-5 1-6 6-0.

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Palermo, It) Semi-finals: R Bobkova (Cz Rep) bt P Tarabini (Arg) 7-6 6-1; M Pierce (Fr) bt S Cechini (It) 6-2 6-3. Final: Bobkova bt Pierce 6-3 6-2.

BRISTOL CHALLENGER TROPHY Semi- finals: C Bailey (GB) bt J Bates (GB) 6-1 6-4; Knowles (Bah) bt C Wilkinson (GB) 7-6 6-3. Final: Bailey bt Knowles 3-6 7-5 6-3.

CELLNET EAST OF ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIP Finals (Felixstowe): Men: M Schofield (Lancs) bt C Beecher (Kent) 6-4 7-6. Women: L Ahl (Devon) bt M Hughes (Wal) 6-2 5-7 6-3.

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