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----------------------------------------------------------------- TEN YEARS OF FRENCH OPEN TENNIS WINNERS ----------------------------------------------------------------- Year Men Women 1993 S Bruguera S Graf 1992 J Courier M Seles 1991 J Courier M Seles 1990 A Gomez M Seles 1989 M Chang A Sanchez 1988 M Wilander S Graf 1987 I Lendl S Graf 1986 I Lendl C Evert Lloyd 1985 M Wilander C Evert Lloyd 1984 I Lendl M Navratilova ----------------------------------------------------------------- RL PREMIERSHIP/CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY-OFF WINNERS ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Wigan. . . . . . . 11 2 St Helens. . . . . 10 3 Huddersfield. . . . 7 4= Widnes. . . . . . .6 Hull. . . . . . . .6 6 Leeds. . . . . . . .5 7= Hull KR. . . . . . 4 Salford. . . . . . 4 Swinton. . . . . . 4 Warrington. . . . .4 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Stamp's Sporting Statistics ----------------------------------------------------------------- VOLVO EUROPEAN GOLF TOUR ORDER OF MERIT ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 C Montgomerie (GB). . . .pounds 151,854.58 2 S Ballesteros (Sp) . . . pounds 121,808.04 3 J M Olazabal (Sp) . . . .pounds 103,077.04 4 E Els (SA) . . . . . . . pounds 99,350.00 5 P Price (GB) . . . . . . pounds 88,906.88 6 H Clark (GB) . . . . . . pounds 85,538.22 7 J Lomas (GB) . . . . . . pounds 84,958.37 8 P Eales (GB) . . . . . . pounds 81,124.39 9 I Woosnam (GB) . . . . . pounds 80,000 10 D Gilford (GB) . . . . .pounds 78,657.79 ----------------------------------------------------------------- ANNIVERSARIES ----------------------------------------------------------------- Today: Birth of footballer George Best (1946). Monday: Birth of cricketer and footballer Denis Compton (1918); death of boxer Rocky Graziano, at 68 (1990). Tuesday: Birth of French tennis player Suzanne Lenglen (1899). Wednesday: Celtic became first British side to win the European Cup (1967); Jesse Owens set six world records in 45 minutes at Ann Arbor, Michigan (1935). Thursday: Birth of Matt Busby (1909); Paul Gascoigne finally signed for Lazio from Tottenham Hotspur (1992.) Friday: Births of footballer Paul Gascoigne (1967); golfer Sam Snead (1912); tennis player Pat Cash (1965); and boxer John Conteh (1956). Saturday: First TT race took place on the Isle of Man (1907). -----------------------------------------------------------------

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