Sport in Short: Tennis

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ARANTXA SANCHEZ VICARIO had to rely on her superior stamina to defeat Zina Garrison-Jackson 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 and reach the semi-finals of the Virginia Slims tournament in Los Angeles. The Spaniard will play Lori McNeil. Gabriela Sabatini and Martina Navratilova meet in the other semi-final.

VIRGINIA SLIMS WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Los Angeles) Quarter-finals: G Sabatini (Arg) bt K Po (US) 6-4 6-2; L McNeil (US) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 1-6 7-6 7-5; A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt Z Garrison-Jackson (US) 6-3 3-6 6-2; M Navratilova (US) bt A Coetzer (SA) 6-1 6-1.

ATP MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Cincinnati, Ohio) Quarter-finals: P Sampras (US) bt S Bryan (US) 6-4 6-0; S Edberg (Swe) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-4 6-2; M Chang (US) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 7-6 5-7 6-3; A Agassi (US) bt M Stich (Ger) 6-3 6-2. Semi-final: Chang bt Agassi 7-5 1-6 7-5.

SAN MARINO MEN'S TOURNAMENT Semi-finals: T Muster (Aut) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-4 6-1; R Furlan (It) bt A Gaudenzi (It) 6-4 3-6 7-6.

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