Tennis: Nagyova Gains in Nokia Cup
Feb. 12, 1999
PROSTEJOV, Czech Republic (AP) _ Henrieta Nagyova of Slovakia beat the Czech Republic's Lenka Nemeckova 7-5, 6-2 Friday to advance into the semifinals of the Nokia Cup indoor tournament.
Nagyova, the No. 4 seed, will play qualifier Amanda Hopmans of the Netherlands in the semifinals Saturday. Hopmans beat Julia Abe of Germany 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
Alexia Dechaume-Balleret of France defeated compatriot Amelie Cocheteux 6-2, 6-3. Dechaume-Balleret will meet third-seeded Silvia Farina in the semifinals.