Sport in Short: Tennis

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PETE SAMPRAS, of the United States, leapfrogged over Stefan Edberg, of Sweden, to second place behind the American Jim Courier in the ATP rankings after successfully defending his Grand Prix de Lyon title on Sunday. Germany's Boris Becker has dropped to No 10.

ATP RANKINGS: 1 J Courier (US) 3,439pts; 2 P Sampras (US) 3,402; 3 S Edberg (Swe) 3,093; 4 M Chang (US) 2,470; 5 P Korda (Cz) 2,361; 6 I Lendl (US) 2,318; 7 G Ivanisevic (Croa) 2,091; 8 A Agassi (US) 1,971; 9 W Ferreira (SA) 1,763; 10 B Becker (Ger) 1,757.

WTA RANKINGS: 1 M Seles (Yug); 2 S Graf (Ger); 3 G Sabatini (Arg); 4 M Navratilova (US); 5 A Sanchez Vicario (Sp); 6 M J Fernandez (US); 7 J Capriati (US); 8 C Martinez (Sp); 9 J Novotna (Cz); 10 M Maleeva-Fragniere (Swit).

STOCKHOLM MEN'S OPEN First round: C Bergstrom (Swe) bt P Haarhuis (Neth) 6-2 6-1; J Tarango (US) bt S Pescosolido (It) 2-6 6-3 6-1; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt T Hogstedt (Swe) 7-5 6-2; A Medvedev (CIS) bt O Delaitre (Fr) 6-3 6-2; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt J Bjorkman (Swe) 6-2 6-1; L Wahlgren (Swe) bt N Kulti (Swe) 7-6 3-6 6-3; M Gustafsson (Swe) bt C-U Steeb (Ger) 6-3 3-6 6-1; W Masur (Aus) bt A Cherkasov (Rus) 6-4 6-4; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt U Stenlund (Swe) 7-5 7-5; T Enqvist (Swe) bt O Camporese (It) 7-6 2-6 7-6; J Svensson (Swe) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-4 6-3.

ALMANARA CUP TOURNAMENT (Guaruja) Singles, first round: J Arrese (Sp) bt L Herrera (Mex) 6-4 6-4; J Oncins (Bra) bt R Azar (Arg) 7-6 6-1; F Roese (Bra) bt F Davin (Arg) 6-3 3-6 6-4; A Berasategui (Sp) bt R Furlan (It) 6-3 6-4; L Koslowski (Ger) bt G Perez-Roldan (Arg) 4-6 6-3 3- 0 ret; M Fillipini (Arg) bt C Adams (US) 6-3 6-2; A Corretja (Sp) bt F Roig (Arg) 1-6 7-5 6-1; J Cunha- Silva (Port) bt C Miniussi (Arg) 4-6 7-5 6-4.

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