Sport in Short: Tennis

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RAMESH KRISHNAN and Leander Paes, doubles partners at the Barcelona Olympics, will team up again for India against Great Britain in the Davis Cup World Group qualifier in New Delhi from 25-27 September. Zeeshan Ali and Gaurva Natekar have also been selected.

US OPEN QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT (Flushing Meadow) Selected second-round results: Men: D Nestor (Can) bt M Petchey (GB) 6-3 6-2; A Sznajder (Can) bt A Castle (GB) 7-6 7-6. Women: C Wood (GB) bt L Reynares (Arg) 3-6 7-5 6-1.

OTB INTERNATIONAL OPEN (New York): Men's singles, quarter-final: A Chesnokov (CIS) bt A Olhovskiy (CIS) 6-1 7-6.

MAZDA WOMEN'S CLASSIC (San Diego) Second round: Quarter-finals: J Capriati (US) bt Z Garrison (US) 6-4 6-4; C Martinez (Sp) bt A Grossman (US) 6-1 6-3; A Huber (Ger) bt N Tauziat (Fr) 6-1 6-1.

HAMLET MEN'S CUP (New York): Quarter-final: M Chang (US) bt A Volkov (CIS) 6-1 6-3. Semi-final: P Korda (Cz) bt S Edberg (Swe) 7-5 7-5.

CROATIAN OPEN MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Umag): Semi-finals: T Muster (Aut) bt J Arrese (Sp) 6-4 6-4; F Davin (Arg) bt H Skoff (Aut) 2-0 ret.