Sport in Short: Tennis

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HAMLET CUP (New York) Semi-finals: P Korda (Cz) bt S Edberg (Swe) 7-5 7-5; I Lendl (US) bt M Chang (US) 6-2 6-3. Final: Korda bt Lendl 6-2 6-2.

MAZDA WOMEN'S CLASSIC (San Diego) Singles, semi-finals: C Martinez (Sp) bt L Meskhi (CIS) 3-6 7-6 6-2; J Capriati (US) bt A Huber (Ger) 7-6 3-6 6-1. Final: Capriati bt Martinez 6-3 6-2. Doubles, final: J Novotna (Cz) and L Savchenko-Neiland (Lat) bt C Martinez (Sp) and M Paz (Arg) 6-1 6-4.

OTB INTERNATIONAL OPEN (New York) Men: Singles, quarter-final: W Ferreira (SA) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-7 6-3 6-3. Semi-finals: J Morgan (Aus) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 6-4 7-6; Ferreira bt A Chesnokov (CIS) 6-4 6-2. Doubles, final: J Eltingh and P Haarhuis (Neth) bt E Sanchez and S Casal (Sp) 6-3 6-4. Women: Singles, semi-finals: B Rittner (Ger) bt M Werdel (US) 6-1 ret; B Schultz (Neth) bt F Labat (Arg) 6-1 6-4. Doubles, final: A Dechaume (Fr) and F Labat (Arg) bt G Helgeson and S McCarthy (US) 6-3 1-6 6-2. Mixed doubles, final: M Darby and P Settles (US) bt D Marcelino (Bra) and K Rose (US) 6-0 6-0.

CROATIAN MEN'S OPEN (Umag) Final: T Muster (Aut) bt F Davin (Arg) 6-1 4-6 6-4.

US OPEN (New York) Final qualifying round: Men: T Ho (US) bt L Paes (Ind) 7-5 6-2; M Pernfors (Swe) bt R Smith (Bah) 2-6 6-4 6-0; F Rivera (Chile) bt G Doyle (Aus) 6-1 6-2; D DiLucia (US) bt M Knowles (Bah) 6-3 6-2; P Albano (Arg) bt E Rossetti (It) 6-4 6-3; A Sznajder (Can) bt Y El Aynaoui (Mor) 6-3 6-4; L Lobo (Arg) bt D J Bosse (US) 3-6 7-5 6-4; E Ferreira (SA) bt D Nestor (Can) 7-6 6-3; T Nelson (US) bt B Steven (NZ) 3-6 6-3 6-3; F Meligeni (Bra) bt D Pate (US) 5-7 7-5 6-2; C Ruud (Nor) bt N Borwick (Aus) 6-2 6-3; J Brown (US) bt B MacPhie (US) 6-4 3-6 6-4; A Mancisidor (Sp) bt W McGuire (US) 6-0 7-6; C Dosedel (Cz) bt S DeVries (US) 6-3 6-4; C Caratti (It) bt P Albertsson (Swe) 6-3 7-6; S Davis (US) bt M Kaplan (SA) 7-6 1-6 6-1. Women: C Wood (GB) bt J Richardson (NZ) 6-3 6-1; N Arendt (US) bt T Ignatieva (CIS) 6-2 6-3; S Stafford (US) bt K Nagatsuka (Japan) 6-3 6-1; V Milvidskaia (CIS) bt C Wegink (Neth) 6-2 6- 4; A Fusai (Fr) bt N Hummell (US) 6-4 6-3; C Benjamin (US) bt A Gavaldon (Mex) 6-4 6-2; B Reinstadler (Aut) bt A Gima (Rom) 6-1 3-6 6-4; N London (US) bt J Watanabe (US) 6-3 5-7 6-3.

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