Sport in Short: Tennis

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ANGELA MORTIMER, the 1961 Wimbledon champion, is to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame at Newport, Rhode Island, on 10 July. Mortimer, who is married to John Barrett, the BBC commentator, won the French championship in 1955, the Australian title in 1958 and three years later defeated Christine Truman in the first all-British Wimbledon final since 1914. Her success, at the age of 29, was Britain's first in the singles events at the All England Club since Dorothy Round's victory in 1937.

MEN'S HARDCOURT TOURNAMENT (Indian Wells, California) Second round: P Sampras (US) bt L Mattar (Bra) 6-4 6-4; A Mancini (Arg) bt G Ivanisevic (Croat) 6-3 6-2; F Santoro (Fr) bt M Stich (Ger) 3-6 7-6 7-6; W Ferreira (SA) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 6-7 7-6 7-5; A Volkov (Rus) bt C-U Steeb (Ger) 2-6 7-5 6-3; B Gilbert (US) bt J Palmer (US) 6-7 6-4 7-6; J Grabb (US) bt J Stolteberg (Aus) 6-3 6-2; J Yzaga (Peru) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-2 2-6 6-3.

MEN'S INDOOR TOURNAMENT (Copenhagen) Second round: D Prinosil (Ger) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-4 2-6 6-2; G Prpic (Croa) bt M Damm (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-3; N Kulti (Swe) bt O Camporese (It) 6-4 6-4; G Raoux (Fr) bt J Bjorkman (Swe) 7-5 4-6 6-2; A Olhovsky (Rus) bt A Jarryd (Swe) 7-5 6-3.

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Delray Beach): Second round: P Hy (Can) bt Shannan McCarthy (US) 6-1 7-5; B Schultz (Neth) bt M Zivec- Skulj (Ger) 3-6 6-3 7-6; B Rittner (Ger) bt S Amiach (Fr) 6-4 6-1; M J Fernandez (US) bt R Simpson-Alter (Can) 6-2 6-2; S Cecchini (It) bt J Byrne (Aus) 4-6 7-5 6-1; A Huber (Ger) bt N Arendt (US) 6-0 6-4; Z Garrison-Jackson (US) bt S Rottier (Neth) 6-4 3-6 7-6; I Majoli (Croa) bt A Grossman (US) 6-3 6-3; G Sabatini (Arg) bt C Papadaki (Gr) 6-2 6-3; A Coetzer (SA) bt K Nagatsuka (Jap) 7-5 6-4; L Davenport (US) bt F Romano (It) 6-3 6-4; R Fairbank-Nideffer (US) bt M Drake (Can) 6-4 6-4. Third round: Davenport bt Sabatini 7-6 6-1; A Sanchez-Vicario (Sp) bt Hy 6-1 7-5; Coetzer bt S Rehe (US) 7-5 (opp ret); S Graf (Ger) bt I Majoli (Croa) 6-2 6-2; Fernandez bt Cecchini 6-1 6-3; Garrison-Jackson bt Schultz 7-5 6-3; Rittner bt N Zvereva (Bela) 6- 3 6-1.

LTA INDOOR MASTERS (Coventry) Men's semi-finals: F Cousin (Fr) bt S Hette (Fr) 6-3 6-3; A Foster (GB) bt M Petchey (GB) 1-6 6-3 7-6.

CHRIS BAILEY, the British No 3 from Norwich, reached the quarter-finals of the Garnisch challenger tournament in Germany yesterday when his opponent, Pierre Gautier of France, retired through illness. Bailey, who won the first set 6-0 and was leading 1-0 in the second, now plays Germany's Patrick Baur.