NSW target McGrath

SYDNEY: Newly-retired Australian paceman Glenn McGrath is being pursued by New South Wales to become their bowling coach. “I’m very keen to make sure that we make use of an Australian legend like McGrath who is right on our doorstep,” state coach Matthew Mott said. — AFP

Henin enters final

EASTBOURNE: Defending champion Justine Henin needed less than an hour to beat Marion Bartoli 6-1, 6-3 on Friday to reach the final of the Eastbourne International. She will next face Amelie Mauresmo, who advanced when Nadia Petrova retired after losing the first set 6-4 in their semi-final. Petrova, said she hurt her pectoral muscle on Thursday. — AP