Sport in Short: Tennis

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN (Melbourne) Men: Singles, Third round: R Fromberg (Aus) bt C Costa (Sp) 6-2 7-6 2-6 6-3; M Washington (US) bt J Stark (US) 6-4 6-7 6-2 6-4; W Ferreira (SA) bt B Black (Zim) 6-2 3-6 6-1 7-6; S Edberg (Swe) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 6-3 6-1 1-6 7-6; B Steven (NZ) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 6-3 7-5 3-6 6-3; P Sampras (US) bt A Antonitsch (Aut) 7-6 6-4 6-2. Doubles: Second round: J Grabb (US) and R Reneberg (US) bt P Kilderry (Aus) and P Rafter (Aus) 3-6 7-6 9-7; M Kratzmann (US) and W Masur (Aus) bt B Pearce (US) and B Talbot (SA) 6-4 6-4; J De Jager (SA) and M Ondruska (SA) bt K Jones (US) and R Leach (US) 7-6 6-3.

Women: Singles, Third round: J Capriati (US) bt N Zvereva (Belarus) 7-5 7-5. Fifth round: M J Fernandez (US) bt N Sawamatsu (Japan) 2-6 6-3 6-1; K Maleeva (Bul) bt B Rittner (Ger) 6-1 6-1; A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt R Zrubakova (Slovak) 6-1 6-3; A Huber (Ger) bt I Gorrochategui (Arg) 6-2 7-5; M Maleeva-Fragniere (Swit) bt G Helgeson (US) 6-2 3-6 6-1; M Maleeva (Bul) bt M Babel (Ger) 6-3 6-2. Doubles: Second round: I Gorrochategui (Arg) and L Harvey-Wild (US) bt M Kiene and M Oremans (Neth) 6-0 3-6 6-1; Y Basuki (Indon) and N Miyagi (Japan) bt S McCarthy (US) and K Po (US) 6-3 5-7 8-6.

Mixed doubles: First round: A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) and T Woodbridge (Aus) bt A Frazier (US) and R Bathman (Swe) 6-4 6-2; C Martinez (Sp) and J Sanchez (Sp) bt R Fairbank-Nideffer (SA) and G Muller (SA) 6-4 6-4; M Bollegraf (Neth) and T Nijssen (Neth) bt G Sabatini (Arg) and E Sanchez (Sp) 6-3 6-4; G Fernandez (US) and T Witsken (US) bt P Fendick (US) and S Devries (US) 6-4 6-4.

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