Sport in Short: Tennis

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CANADIAN MEN'S HARD-COURT OPEN (Toronto) Third round: P Korda (Cz) bt R Reneberg (US) 6-4 6-2; A Agassi (US) bt G Rusedski (Can) 6-4 6-1; I Lendl (US) bt S Youl (Aus) 6-1 6-4; A Krickstein (US) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-4 7-6; J McEnroe (US) bt J Stark 6-0 6-2; M Washington (US) bt K Curren (US) 4-6 7-6 6-1; A Mansdorf (Isr) bt C Pridham (Can) 6-2 7-5; W Masur (Aus) bt P Kuhnen (Germany) 4-6 6-3 6-2.

DUTCH MEN'S CLAY-COURT CHAMPIONSHIP (Hilversum) Quarter-finals: F Santoro (Fr) bt J Siemerink (Neth) 6-3 6-1; K Novacek (Cz) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 6-3 6-1.

PHILIPS HEAD CUP MEN'S CLAY-COURT TOURNAMENT (Kitzbuhel, Aut) Third round: E Sanchez (Sp) bt T Buchmayer (Aut) 5-7 7-6

6-3; P Sampras (US) bt T Carbonell (Sp) 6-4 6-1; M Filippini (Urug) bt L Mattar (Bra) 7-5 3-6 7-6; T Muster (Aut) bt J Oncins (Bra) 6-4 6-2; A Mancini (Arg) bt R Azar (Arg) 6-0 7-5; G Markus (Arg) bt A Olhovskiy (Russia) 6-1 7-6.

DANNY SAPSFORD, the British Davis Cup player, reached the semi-finals of the Ilkley Open championships with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over Lancashire junior Barry Cowan.

LTA BRITISH TOUR ALLIED TEXTILE OPEN (Ilkley): Men's singles, quarter-finals: D Sapsford (Surrey) bt B Cowan (Lancs) 6-3 3-6 6-3; P Robinson (Northants) bt N Fulwood (Derbys) 6-3 6-1; P Hand (Berks) bt A Pashley (Surrey) 6-4 7-6; G Henderson (Yorks) bt L Matthews (Hants) 6-4 7-6. Women's quarter-finals: K Hand (Berks) bt E Nortje (Surrey) 6-3 7-6; V Lake (Devon) bt A Smith (Staffs) 6-1 6-0; A Grunfeld (Lancs) bt B Griffiths (Middx) 6-2 6-3, A Simpkin (Leics) bt J Salmon (Sussex) 6-7 6-2 6-4.

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