LAWRENCE, N.Y. (AP) _ Defending champion Chuck Devoe of Indianapolis beat fourth-seeded Bill Ball of Aspen, Colo., 6-2, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the final of the USTA Men's 65 Grass Court Championships.

Devoe, seeded No. 1, will face Ed Kauder of Sun Valley, Idaho. Kauder beat Ron Ryan of Jupiter, Fla., 7-6 (7-2), 6-2.

The 60s semifinals and 70s final were postponed because of rain.