Lori McNeil, who upset Chris Evert in the 1987 U.S. Open semifinals, did it again Friday in the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis Tournament.

Playing before 3,200 spectators on artificial courts at Tokyo's Aoyamagakuin Memorial Hall, McNeil, the seventh seed, outlasted Evert, seeded third, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4.