Sport in Short: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, New York): Men's singles quarter-finals: J COURIER (US) bt A AGASSI (US) 6-3 6-7 6-1 6-4; P SAMPRAS (US) bt A Volkov (Rus) 6-4 6-1 6-0.

Women's singles quarter-finals: M MALEEVA- FRAGNIERE (Swit) bt M Maleeva (Bul) 6-2 5-3 ret.

Men's doubles semi-finals: K JONES and R LEACH (US) bt T WOODBRIDGE and M WOODFORDE (Aus) 7-6 7-6 6-2; J GRABB/R RENEBERG (US) bt J McENROE (US)/M STICH (Ger) 3-6 7-5 7-6 4-6 6-2.

Women's doubles quarter-finals: A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) and H SUKOVA (Cz) bt R McQUILLAN (Aus) and C PORWIK (Ger) 6-4 1-6 6-4; J NOVOTNA (Cz) and L SAVCHENKO- NEILAND (Lat) bt M J FERNANDEZ and Z GARRISON (US) 1-6 6-4 7-6. Semi-final: FERNANDEZ/ZVERVA (CIS) bt SANCHEZ VICARIO/SUKOVA 6-1 6-3.

Mixed doubles semi-finals: N PROVIS and M WOODFORDE (Aus) bt E REINACH (SA) and P GALBRAITH (US) 6-0 6-3; H SUKOVA (Cz) and T NIJSSEN (Neth) bt Z GARRISON and R LEACH (US) 6-4 6-4.

Juniors, third round: Boys: M Nacke (Ger) bt A Richardson (GB) 6-7 6-1 6-2. Girls: N Hummel (S Marino) bt L Woodroffe (GB) 1-6 6-1 6-1.

*seeded players in capitals

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