Sport in Short: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, New York) Men's singles, second round: D Wheaton (US) bt J Palmer (US) 6-4 6-4 6-0; J McENROE (US) bt D Nargiso (It) 4-6 6-3 6-0 6-2; B Gilbert (US) bt M STICH (Ger) 5-7 6-3 3-6 6-3 7-6; M CHANG (US) bt P McEnroe (US) 6-3 6-3 6-4; G FORGET (Fr) bt M Larsson (Swe) 4-6 6-1 7-6 6-0; T Martin (US) bt P Kuhnen (Ger) 6-3 6-3 3-6 6-4; R Fromberg (Aus) bt G Pozzi (It) 6-3 6-4 7-6; A AGASSI (US) bt F Roig (Sp) 6-1 6-3 6-2; C Costa (Sp) bt A Mronz (Ger) 6-3 6-1 6-2; A Volkov (CIS) bt B Wuyts (Bel) 6-1 1-6 1-1 (ret); G IVANISEVIC (Croa) bt L Lavalle (Mex) 7-5 7-6 6-2; J Svensson (Swe) bt P Haarhuis (Neth) 6-0 7-5 6-3; J Sanchez (Sp) bt T Champion (Fr) 7-5 4-1 (ret); W Masur (Aus) bt J Stark (US) 3-6 6-4 7-6 4-6 6-3; M Woodforde (Aus) bt T Woodbridge (Aus) 6-3 6-2 7-6; T Ho (US) bt S Stolle (Aus) 7-6 6-3 6-3; O Camporese (It) bt S Davis (US) 6-3 3-6 5-7 6-4 7-6; P SAMPRAS (US) bt M Damm (Cz) 7-5 6-1 6-2; B BECKER (Ger) bt R Weiss (US) 4-6 6-1 6-1 1-0 retd; C Pioline (Fr) bt T Witsken (US) 6-3 5-7 7-5 6-2; H Leconte (Fr) bt H Holm (Swe) 6-1 5-7 6-2 6-2. Men's doubles, first round: J Grabb and R Reneberg (US) bt L Mattar and J Oncins (Braz) 7-6 6-4; G Pozzi (It) and O Rahnasto (Fin) bt 2-6 6-4 6-3; F Montana and B Shelton (US) bt P Korda (Cz) and J Pugh (US) 7-6 6-3. Second round: K Jones and R Leach (US) bt H-J Davids (Neth) and L Pimek (Bel) 6-3 6-7 6-3; N Borwick and S Youl (Aus) bt S Devries (US) and D Macpherson (Aus) 7-6 6-3; G Connell and G Michibata (Can) bt N Broad (GB) and S Kruger (SA) 6-3 7-6.

Women's singles, second round: M MALEEVA-FRAGNIERE (Swit) bt L Allen (US) 6-4 6-2; A Strnadova (Cz) bt G Helgeson (US) 6-3 7-6; N van Lottum (Fr) bt A Grossman (US) 7-6 6-4; K Po (US) bt N Arendt (US) 7-6 7-6; A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) bt L Davenport (US) 6-2 6-1; H SUKOVA (Cz) bt L McNeil (US) 6-2 6-3; G SABATINI (Arg) bt N Zvereva (CIS) 6-4 5-7 6-4; N Sawamatsu (Jap) bt L Meskhi (CIS) 3-6 6-4 6-4. Third round: M J FERNANDEZ (US) bt B Schultz (Neth) 6-4 6-2; S Appelmans (Belg) bt C Kuhlman (US) 6-2 6-1; P Hy (Can) bt J CAPRIATI (US) 7-5 6-4. Doubles, first round: I DEMONGEOT and N TAUZIAT (Fr) bt J Halard (Fr) A Huber (Ger) 6-4 6-3; E Burgin (US) and M de Swardt (SA) bt A Grossman (US) and C Lindqvist (Swe) 3-6 6-3 6-2; J Emmons (US) and R Simpson-Alter (Can) bt K Date (Japan) and L Pleming (Aus) 6-4 6-4.

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