Steffi Graf, given a hard time yet again by Lori McNeil, won 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 to capture the $800,000 Advanta Championships in Philadelphia.
In tuning up for this week’s season-ending WTA Tour Championships in New York, Graf won her eighth title of the year and improved her match record to 43-2 this season.
At the Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide, Australia, Michael Schumacher crashed, ending his attempt to be the only driver ever to win 10 Formula One races in a season. Instead, his arch-rival, Damon Hill, wound up winning for the fourth time in 1995.
Carlos Huerta kicked a playoff-record seven field goals, and the Baltimore Stallions advanced to the CFL title game for the second straight year by beating the San Antonio Texans 21-11 at Baltimore and advancing to the Grey Cup.
Former WSU running back Mike Pringle gained 136 yards on 24 carries for Baltimore.
The Stallions (17-3) will play Calgary, a 37-4 winner over Edmonton. The Grey Cup is Sunday in Regina, Saskatchewan.