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   Monday, 16 December, 2002, 15:49 GMT
America's Cup semi-finals
Semi-finals, Louis Vuitton Cup

Alinghi (Swiss) bt Oracle (USA) 4-0

America's Cup semi-finalists Alinghi and Oracle battle it out in the start box
Alinghi and Oracle joust at the start of race one, which Alinghi win by a minute and 11 seconds

Alinghi sit behind Oracle midway through the second race of the semi-final
Alinghi come from behind in the second race to win by 29 seconds and extend their lead in the series

Alinghi win the third race by 46 seconds
Alinghi bowman Dean Phipps watches Oracle in race three as Alinghi's win takes them a step nearer the final

Alinghi wrap up an easy 4-0 win over Oracle to reach the final of the Louis Vuitton Cup
Alinghi celebrate as they win race four and take the automatic berth in the Louis Vuitton Cup final

OneWorld (USA) bt Prada (Italy) 3-2
(OneWorld docked a point for rule infringement)

Bowmen Paolo Bassani of Prada and Alan Smith of OneWorld stare at each other in mid-race
Prada lose the first race but go 1-0 ahead after winning race two due to OneWorld's one-point penalty

In race three OneWorld level the scores at 1-1
Prada find it impossible to catch OneWorld in race three as the American team levels the score at 1-1

OneWorld take a 2-1 lead in race four
OneWorld take a 2-1 lead in the series as they beat Prada by 58 seconds to secure victory in race four

Prada crash out of the Louis Vuitton Cup as One World win the final race day and the right to face Oracle in the semi-final repechage
Light winds scupper Prada's hopes of retaining the Louis Vuitton Cup as they lose to OneWorld on the final day

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