Tennis Roundup : Pepperdine’s Sznajder Wins College Indoor Title

<i> From Times Wire Services </i>

Andrew Sznajder of Pepperdine defeated Shelby Cannon of Tennessee, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4, Sunday to win the men’s singles title in the National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships at Eden Prairie, Minn.

Halle Cioffi of Florida won the women’s title with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Eleni Rossides of Stanford.

In men’s doubles, Scott Melville and Eric Amend of USC defeated Eric Nixon and Todd Hershey of Ball State, 6-3, 6-1, to win the championship.

Michael Tauson upset Emilio Sanchez, 3-6, 6-1, 13-11, 6-4, to give Denmark a 3-2 victory over Spain in their first-round World Group Davis Cup series at Aarhus, Denmark.


Earlier, Sergio Casal kept Spanish hopes alive by defeating Morten Christensen, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

Other countries advancing to quarterfinals in April included defending champion Sweden, West Germany, Czechoslovakia and France.

Jill Hetherington of Canada won her first professional title by defeating American Katrina Adams, 6-1, 6-1, in the $50,000 Virginia Slims tournament at Wellington, N.Z.

Hetherington, the 13th-seeded player and ranked 128th in the world, took less than an hour to defeat the unseeded Adams, 19, of Chicago.

Adams, a communications student at Northwestern, pulled a back muscle while warming up for the match and was unable to extend Hetherington.