Germany, led by Wimbledon champion Michael Stich, beat the United States, 3-0, Saturday in the World Team Cup at Duesseldorf, Germany.
The match had no effect on today's final. Spain and Czechoslovakia already had enough points in their games to qualify for the final of the round-robin tournament. Spain won in 1978 and 1983, Czechoslovakia won in 1981 and 1987.
Stich beat Pete Sampras, 6-7 (8-6), 6-2, 6-4, and Carl-Uwe Steeb took 58 minutes to rout Derrick Rostagno, 6-1, 6-3.
In a doubles matches delayed by rain, Stich and Steeb beat Patrick McEnroe and Jim Grabb, 7-6 (10-8), 6-2.
The Czechs tuned up for the final by beating Russia, 2-1.
Czechoslovakia's Petr Korda beat Alexander Volkov, 6-4, 6-4, and Karel Novacek overcame Andrej Tscherkasov, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4. Novacek and Tscherkasov beat Korda and Cyril Suk, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Italian Renzo Furlan won two matches and advanced to his first ATP final in a rain-delayed tournament at Bologna, Italy.
Furlan defeated Bart Wuyts of Belgium, 6-4, 7-6, (7-1) after beating Franco Davin of Argentina, 6-2, 6-1, earlier in the day.
In the other semifinal, Jaime Oncins of Brazil defeated Andres Gomez of Ecuador, 6-2, 6-1.
Judith Wiesner of Austria and Naako Sawamatsu of Japan gained the final of the Strasbourg Open with straight-set victories at Strasbourg, France.
Second-seeded Wiesner routed Bettina Fulco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-1. Fifth-seeded Sawamatsu beat Mariaan De Swardt of South Africa, 6-3, 6-3.