Louis Vuitton Cup
Off Auckland, New Zealand (Best-of-7; Nov. 12-19) Winners of top-half quarters advance to semis. Losers meet in repechage against winners from bottom-half quarters Yesterday Top four: Alinghi vs. Prada; Oracle vs. OneWorld, ppd., high winds Bottom four: Victory vs. Le Defi; Stars & Stripes vs. GBR, ppd., high winds Today Alinghi def. Prada by 1 minute, 18 seconds (Alinghi leads best-of-seven series 1-0) Oracle def. OneWorld by 12 seconds (Oracle leads 1-0) Victory def. Le Defi by 2 minutes, 3 seconds (Victory leads 1-0) GBR def. Stars & Stripes by 1 minute (GBR leads 1-0).