Jose-Luis Clerc collapsed while warming up with Guillermo Vilas for a WTC doubles match in Chicago and was hospitalized with inflammation of the lymph nodes. Doctors said he should recover in a few days . . .

Chris Evert Lloyd beat Billie Jean King in straight sets in the $450,000 Australian Open in Melbourne to complete an all-American semifinal field.

Evert will play Andrea Jaeger and Martina Navratilova will take on Pam Shriver today.

Evert defeated King, 6-2, 6-2; Navratilova beat Anne Smith, 6-2, 6-1; Jaeger ousted Eva Pfaff, 7-5, 6-2, and Shriver defeated Wendy Turnbull, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3.

In the first round of play for the men, Ricky Meyer defeated third-seeded Mark Edmondson, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the only major upset of the day . . .

Ivan Lendl routed Jan Gunnarson, 6-2, 6-2, and top-seeded John McEnroe ousted Tomas Smid, 6-1, 0-6, 6-3, to advance to the semifinals of the European Champions' tournament in Antwerp, Belgium. Lendl will play Mats Wilander, a 7-6, 6-4 victor over Yannick Noah, while McEnroe will meet Bjorn Borg, who defeated Brian Gottfried, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4.