Defending champion Australia advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals for the 13th straight year. The 4-1 victory over Mexico sends the Australians against India Oct. 2-4 in Sydney.
Australians Wally Masur and Peter Doohan took 15 minutes to complete a 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 8-6, 13-11 doubles victory over Leonardo Lavalle and Jorge Lozano. They had been halted by darkness Saturday with the match tied, 10-10. That clinched the series for Australia.
In the reverse singles, Australian Pat Cash beat Lozano, 6-3, 6-4, and Lavalle earned Mexico's only point by defeating Masur, 7-5, 6-4.
In New Delhi, India completed a 4-0 sweep of Israel.
Ramesh Krishnan beat Amos Mansdorf, 10-8, 6-0. Mansdorf battled Krishnan for 70 minutes in the first set but faded in the second, overcome by the heat and humidity. The final singles match was called off in the second set because of rain.
Sweden won two singles in Frejus, France, to complete a 4-1 victory over France and advance to play Spain, a 3-2 winner over Paraguay.
Sweden's Ken Carlsson clinched the victory with a 7-5, 6-2, 7-5 victory over Henri Leconte, then Mats Wilander beat Thierry Tulasne, 6-4, 6-3.
Emilio Sanchez defeated Paraguay's Hugo Chapacu, 6-1, 6-3, 6-0, to send Spain to the semfinals. Victor Pecci of Paraguay had beaten Sergio Casals of Spain to even the series, 2-2. Pecci served a dozen aces and had two double faults in beating Casals, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.