November 18, 1995 in Sports

Upsets Rule The Day In Wta

Compiled From Wire Services
 

When they play the WTA Tour Championships semifinals today, it will be Natasha Zvereva taking on top-seeded Steffi Graf before Brenda Schultz-McCarthy meets Anke Huber at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Gone is defending champion Gabriela Sabatini, ousted by Zvereva 6-2, 5-7, 7-5. Also gone is second-seeded Conchita Martinez, blasted out of the season-ending tournament by Schultz-McCarthy 7-5, 6-2.

Boris Becker beat Yevgeny Kafelnikov in two sets to edge Wayne Ferreira out of the ATP Championships semifinals, 6-4, 7-5 at Frankfurt, Germany.

Pete Sampras, Becker and Ferreira, who was idle Friday, all finished round-robin play in the White Group with 2-1 records, but Sampras and Becker advanced because of better set averages.

In the Red Group, Michael Chang beat Jim Courier 6-2, 7-5 to reach the semifinals for the first time and will face Sampras today, while Becker plays Thomas Enqvist.


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