Sport in Short: Tennis

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MARLBORO MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS (Hong Kong) Preliminary round (round robin): M Chang (US) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 6-1 6-1; M Larsson (Swe) bt Xia Jiaping (Ch) 6-1 6-3; M Stich (Ger) bt I Lendl (US) 5-7 6-4 6-4; T Woodbridge (Aus) bt M Damm (Cz) 7-6 6-3; J Sanchez (Sp) bt J Bates (GB) 6-3 6-4; R Krajicek (Neth) bt A Volkov (Rus) 6-3 7-6; W Ferreira (SA) bt L Paes (Ind) 7-5 6-4.

ATP MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Vienna) Third round: A Antonitsch (Aut) bt F Santoro (Fr) 6-4 2-6 6-4. Quarter-finals: J Siemerink (Neth) bt B Gilbert (US) 6-1 1-6 6-3; G Pozzi (It) bt D Prinosil (Cz) 6-4 6-0; P Korda (Cz) bt Antonitsch 7-6 6-4; A Chesnokov (Rus) bt T Gollwitzer (Ger) 7-6 6-2.

MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Lyons) Quarter-finals: R Reneberg (US) bt D Randall (US) 6-3 6-2; M Washington (US) bt K Novacek (Cz) 6-3 6-1; C Pioline (Fr) bt A Boetsch (Fr) 6-3 1-6 6-4; P Sampras (US) bt M Zoecke (Ger) 6-4 6-3.

TAIWAN MEN'S OPEN (Taipei): Quarter- finals: J Grabb (US) bt B Steven (NZ) 5-7 6-3 6-2; P Kuhnen (Ger) bt G Bloom (Isr) 6-3 6-4; J Morgan (Aus) bt K Carlsen (Den) 6-3 6-4; A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt D Nargiso (It) 7-6 4-6 6-4.

MIDLAND BANK WOMEN'S INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Brighton): Quarter-finals: S Graf (Ger) bt L McNeil (US) 6-0 6-2; A Huber (Ger) bt P Paradis-Mangon (Fr) 6-3 6-1; M J Fernandez (US) bt N Tauziat (Fr) 6-4 6-3; J Novotna (Cz) bt C Martinez (Sp) 6-4 6-2.

WOMEN'S INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Wimbledon): First round: C Wood (Sussex) bt S Tse (IoM) 6-3 6-1; C Hunt (Dorset) bt K Hunter (Surrey) 6-4 6-1; S Bentley (Surrey) bt H Matthews (Berks) 6-0 6-2; A Wainwright (Essex) bt J McMahon (Sussex) 6-0 6-3; M Hughes (N Wal) bt S Donovan (Herts) 6-2 6-2; K Cross (Devon) bt C Spencer (Middx) 6-4 6-0; E Jelfs (Oxon) bt V Irvine (Essex) 6-1 4-6 6-3.

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