Sport in Short: Tennis

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BORIS BECKER yesterday withdrew from the Hamlet Cup tournament in Commack, New York, with a stomach virus, allowing the third seed, Ivan Lendl, to advance to the semi-finals.

HAMLET CUP (New York) Quarter-finals: S Edberg (Swe) bt C Arriens (Ger) 6-4 6-0; I Lendl (US) w/o B Becker (Ger); P Korda (Cz) bt S Pescosolido (It) 7-6 6-2.

OTB INTERNATIONAL OPEN (New York): Men's singles, quarter-finals: E Sanchez (Sp) bt F Clavet (Sp) 6-1 6-2; J Morgan (Aus) bt P Haarhuis (Neth)

6-3 3-6 7-6. Women's singles, quarter-finals: M Werdel (US) bt H Sukova (Cz) 7-5 7-6; S Rottier (Neth) bt L Gildemeister (Peru) 6-4 6-4; B Schultz (Neth) bt T Whitlinger (US) 6-3 6-2.

CROATIAN OPEN MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Umag): Third round: Quarter-finals: T Muster (Aut) bt G Perez-Roldan (Arg) 7-5 6-0; J Arrese (Sp)) bt J Altur (Sp) 6-4 6-2; F Davin (Arg) bt A Medvedev (CIS) 2-0 w/o; H Skoff (Aut) bt C Mezzadri (Swit) 6-4 6-4.

MAZDA WOMEN'S CLASSIC (San Diego) Second round: A Grossman (US) bt J Novotna (Cz) 4-6 6-4 4-2 ret; Z Garrison (US) bt M Javer (GB) 6-1 6-0. Quarter-final: L Meskhi (CIS) bt G Sabatini (Arg) 6- 0 6-3.

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