Sport in Short: Tennis

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FRENCH OPEN (Roland Garros, Paris): Men's singles, third round: P Haarhuis (Neth) bt C-U Steeb (Ger) 7-6 6-3 6-1; A MEDVEDEV (Ukr) bt G Markus (Arg) 7-6 3-6 7-5 6-4; S EDBERG (Swe) bt J Stark (US) 6-4 6-4 7-6; M Gollner (Ger) bt M Woodforde (Aus) 3-6 7-6 6-3 6-7 7-5; F Meligeni (Bra) bt P Kuhnen (Ger) 3-6 3-6 6-1 6-3 8-6; P SAMPRAS (US) bt J B Svensson (Swe) 6-4 6-4 6-2; S BRUGUERA (Sp) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6-1 6-3 6-1; M WASHINGTON (US) bt D Rostagno (US) 7-6 3-6 6-1 6-2. Men's Doubles, Second round: B Pearce (US) and B Talbot (SA) bt W Ferreira (SA) and T Witsken (US) 6-4 6-2; T Carbonell and C Costa (Sp) bt T NIJSSEN (Neth) and C Suk (Cz Rep) 6-7 7-5 6-4; T Martin and J Palmer (US) bt K FLACH and R LEACH (US) 6-4 4-6 10-8; M KRATZMANN and W MASUR (Aus) bt R Bergh and M Tillstroem (Swe) 6-3 6-4; M Gollner and D Prinosil (Ger) bt V Flegl (Cz Rep) and M Mortensen (Den) 7-6 7-5; L Jensen and M Jensen (US) bt K Novacek (Cz Rep) and C-U Steeb (Ger) 6-3 6-7 12-10; T WOODBRIDGE and M WOODFORDE (Aus) bt T Kempers (Neth) and B Shelton (US) 4-6 6-3 6-4; S Edberg (Swe) and P Korda (Cz Rep) bt J-P Fleurian and C Pioline (Fr) 6-3 6-1.

Women's singles, Third round: M-J FERNANDEZ (US) bt K Rinaldi (US) 6-2 6-2; N Zvereva (Rus) bt S Frankl (Ger) 6-3 6-2; K MALEEVA (Bul) bt R Fairbank-Nideffer (SA) 6-3 4-6 9-7; G SABATINI (Arg) bt B RITTNER (Ger) 6-2 6-2; B Schultz (Neth) bt M MALEEVA-FRAGNIERE (Swit) 4-6 7-5 6-4; J NOVOTNA (Cz Rep) bt K Kroupova (Cz Rep) 2-6 6-2 6-3; R Dragomir (Rom) bt P Paradis-Mangon (Fr) 6-4 6-3; A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) bt L Meskhi (Geo) 6-3 6-0. Women's doubles, Second round: S Cecchini (It) and P Tarabini (Arg) bt P SHRIVER (US) and E SMYLIE (Aus) 6-2 6-2; R McQuillan (Aus) and C Porwik (Ger) bt S McCarthy and K Po (US) 4-6 6-2 6-3; K Maleeva (Bul) and N Tauziat (Fr) bt E Brioukhovets and N Medvedeva (Ukr) 6-4 6-2; M MALEEVA (Bul) and M MALEEVA-FRAGNIERE (Swit) bt J Emmons and G Helgeson (US) 6-4 2-6 6-4.

Mixed doubles, First round: F Labat and P Albano (Arg) bt A Henricksson and T Middleton (US) 7-5 3-6 6-3; I Gorrochategui (Arg) and P Norval (SA) bt J Richardson (NZ) and L De Jager (SA) 6-2 6-2; K Quentrec (Fr) and M Bahrami (Iran) bt K Radford (Aus) and B Garnett (US) 6-4 6-2. Second round: R STUBBS and S STOLLE (Aus) bt M Jaggard-Lai and L Warder (Aus) 6-4 6-2; J Faull (Aus) and H J Davids (Neth) bt S COLLINS and S MELVILLE (US) 6-3 6-4; Graham and Van Emburgh bt A COETZER and M ONDRUSKA (SA) 7-5 6-2; C Vis and M Oosting (Neth) bt K RINALDI (US) and G CONNELL (Can) 0-6 6-3 7-5; E MANIOKOVA and A OLHOVSKIY (Rus) bt M McGrath and P McEnroe (US) 7-5 6-4; A Strnadova (Cz Rep) and J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt Z GARRISON and R LEACH (US) 6-3 6-4; K Po and M Bauer (US) bt C Suire (Fr) and R Bergh (Swe) 6-3 6-4.

*Seeded players in capitals.

EVEREST NATIONAL CLUB LEAGUE Finals (Puma Centre, Welwyn): Men: Banbury West End 4 Royal Berkshire 2. Women: Holcombe Brook 6 Winchester 0.