Sport in Short: Tennis

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ALEXANDER VOLKOV beat Pete Sampras, 7-5, 6-4 in the third round of the Champions Cup tournament in Indian Wells, California. It was Volkov's 19th victory of 1993, which is the most of any player on the ATP Tour this year.

MEN'S HARCOURT TOURNAMENT (Indian Wells) Third round: J Courier (US) bt T Martin (US) 7-5 6-2; M Chang (US) bt M Washington 6-7

6-3 6-1; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt T Muster (Aut) 7-6 6-4; W Ferreira (SA) bt R Reneberg (US) 6-3 7-5; A Volkov (Rus) bt P Sampras (US) 7-5 6-4; M Rosset (Swit) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-4 6-2; F Santoro (Fr) bt J Yzaga (Peru) 6-2 6-3; A Mancini (Sp) bt J Grabb (US) 6-4 3-6 7-5.

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Delray Beach): Third round: A Huber (Ger) bt R Fairbank-Nideffer (SA) 7-5 6-2. Quarter-finals: S Graf (Ger) bt Z Garrison Jackson (US) 6-1 6-7 6-4; A Coetzer (SA) bt L Davenport (US) 6-4 6-2.

MEN'S INDOOR TOURNAMENT (Copenhagen) Quarter-finals: B Steven (NZ) bt D Prinosil (Ger) 6-3 3-6 6-3; M Larsson (Swe) bt G Raoux (Fr) 6-3 6-4; A Olhovsky (Russia) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 6-4 6-4; N Kulti (Swe) bt G Prpic (Cz Rep) 6-3 3-6 6-3.

LTA SATELLITE MASTERS (Coventry): Men's final: F Cousin (Fr) bt A Foster (GB) 7-6 4-6 7-6. Doubles final: M Barnard (SA) and M Petchey (Essex) bt N Brown and T Henman (Oxford) 6-4 3-6 6-4.

ATP CHALLENGER (Garmisch, Ger) Quarter-final: P Baur (Ger) bt C Bailey (GB) 6-4 6-7 6-4.

SATELLITE MASTERS (Barcelona) Quarter-final: J A Conde (Sp) bt N Gould 6-0 6-2.

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