Sport in Short: Tennis

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HALLE MEN'S GRASS COURT TOURNAMENT Semi-finals: H Leconte (Fr) bt P Korda (Cz Rep) 6-3 4-6 7-5; A Medvedev (Ukr) bt J Stark (US) 7-5 7-6. Final: Leconte bt Medvedev 6-2 6-3.

DIRECT LINE INSURANCE MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Didsbury, Manchester): Final: J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt W Masur (Aus) 6-1 6-3. Doubles Final: K Flach and R Leach (US) bt S Kruger (SA) and G Michibata (Can) 6-4 6-1.

FLORENCE OPEN MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Genoa) Semi-finals: T Muster (Aut) bt F Clavet (Sp) 6-2 6-0; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt J Sanchez (Sp) 7-6 6-1.

VOLKSWAGEN CUP WOMEN'S GRASS COURT TOURNAMENT (Eastbourne): Singles final: M Navratilova (US) bt M Oremans (Neth) 2-6 6-2 6-3. Doubles semi-finals: G Fernandez (US) and N Zvereva (Bela) bt A Coetzer (SA) and I Gorrochategui (Arg) 6-0 6-3; L Neiland (Lat) and J Novotna (Cz Rep) bt K Adams (US) and M Bollegraf (Neth) 6-3 6-2. Final: Fernandez and Zvereva bt Neiland and Novotna 2-6 7-5 6-1.

WIMBLEDON QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT (Roehampton): Men's singles, third round: B Devening (US) bt S Davis 6-3 6-7 6-3; M Keil (US) bt F Silverberg (Bra) 3-6 7-6 7-5.

REVISED WIMBLEDON DRAW (Matches involving qualifiers, qualifiers names first): Men: P Kilderry (Aus) v T Ho (US); D Nainkin (SA) v A Olhovskiy (Rus); L Tieleman (It) v G Schaller (Aut); T Nelson (US) v L Johnsson (Swe); S Youl (Aus) v P Rafter (Aus - also qualifier); M Keil (US) v M Petchey (GB); G Doyle (Aus) v D Rostagno (US); S Bryan (US) v B Shelton (US); F Wibier (Neth) v C Costa (Sp); B Devening (US) v I Lendl (US); D Randall (US) v A Cherkasov (Rus); P Moraing (Ger) v A Medvedev (Ukr); S Lareau (Can) v J Svensson (Swe); B Joelson (US) v A Mansdorf (Isr); G Rusedski (Can) v S Edberg (Swe). Women: K Sharpe (Aus) v S Graf (Ger); M McGrath (US) v N Feber (Bel); T Price (SA) v N Provis (Aus); C MacGregor (US) v K Kroupoua (Cz Rep); L Golarsa (It) v K Studenikova (Cz Rep); D Van Rensburg (SA) v C Porwik (Ger); A Sugiyama (Jap) v G Fernandez (US); C Wegink (Neth) v S Frankl (Ger).

VAUXHALL CUP (Roehampton): Europe v Rest of the World: B Becker (Ger) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 6-4 7-6; W Ferreira (SA) bt K Carlsen (Den) 6-4 6-3; L Jensen and M Jensen (US) bt T Henman and A Richardson (GB) 2-6 7-5 6-2. (Rest of world win 4-3).

FIRST NATIONAL VETERANS' TOURNAMENT (Dublin) Round Robin: J Connors (US) bt V Amritraj (Ind) 6-4 6-3; P McNamara (Aus) bt R Tanner (US) 6-2 5-7 6-1; V Gerulaitis (US) bt Amritraj

6-3 7-5.

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