Sport in Short: Tennis

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US OPEN (Flushing Meadow, New York) Men's singles, third round: C-U Steeb (Ger) bt F Santoro (Fr) 2-6 7-6 7-5 6-2; S EDBERG (Swe) bt J Hlasek (Swit) 7-5 6-2 6-1; A Boetsch (Fr) bt J Tarango (US) 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6; C Adams (US) bt B Dunn (US) 6-2 6-3 7-6; E Sanchez (Sp) bt C Pridham (Can) 7-6 6-7 6-2 6-4; W FERREIRA (SA) bt S Bruguera 6-7 6-2 6-1 6-2; M WASHINGTON (US) bt M Goellner (Ger) 6-3 6-3 6-2; R KRAJICEK (Neth) bt G Markus (Arg) 4-6 2-6 7-6 6-3 6-1; I LENDL (US) bt J Connors (US) 3-6 6-3 6-2 6-0; A AGASSI (US) bt J Siemerink (Neth) 6-2 6- 3 6-3; C Costa (Sp) bt O Caporese (It) 6-1 6-2 6-3; A Volkov (CIS) bt G Ivanisevic (Croa) 6-4 6-0 6-3; J COURIER (US) bt C Pioline (Fr) 7-6 6-4 3-6 6-3; J McENROE (US) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-3 6-1 6-4.

Men's doubles second round: R Bathman and R Bergh (Swe) bt M KRATZMANN and W MASUR (Aus) 6-2 3-6 7-6; J MCENROE (US) and M STICH (Ger) bt S Canon and G van Emburgh (US) 7-5 6-4; T NIJSSEN (Neth) and C SUK (Cz) bt J Frana (Arg) and L Lavalle (Mex) 6-3 6-4; W Ferreira and P Norval (SA) bt J Apell (Swe) and B Steven (NZ) 6-7 6-4 6-2.

Women's singles second round: N Sawamatsu (Jap) bt L Meskhi (CIS) 3-6 6-4 6-4. Third round: H SUKOVA (Cz) bt L McNeil (US) 6-2 6-3; G SABATINI (Arg) bt N Zvereva (Belo) 6-4 5-7 6-4; M PIERCE (Fr) bt R White (US) 6-2 6-1; G Fernandez (US) bt S Hack (Ger) 6-4 6-1; M SELES (Yug) bt C Porwik (Ger)6-4 6-0; F Labat (Arg) bt A Coetzer (SA) 6-3 4-6 6-4; S GRAF (Ger) bt N Dahlman (Fin) 6-4 6-2; M MALEEVA (Bul) bt K Po (US) 6-2 6-3; C Rubin (US) bt K MALEEVA (Bul) 6-4 3-6 6-4; Z GARRISON (US) bt R McQuillan (Aus) 6-3 6-1; C Cunningham (US) bt N van Lottum (Fra) 2-6 6-4 6-0.

Doubles first round: P Paradis-Mangon and S Testud (Fr) bt I Driehuis (Neth) and N van Lottum (Fr) 4-6 6-3 6-3; L McNEIL (US) and R STUBBS (Aus) bt J Byrne and N Provis (Aus) 7-6 6-3; M NAVRATILOVA and P SHRIVER (US) bt P Langrova and R Zrubakova (Cz) 7-5 6-2. Second round: E Burgin (US) and M de Swardt (SA) bt A Frazier (US) and R Hiraki (Japan) 6-1 6-2; I DEMONGEOT and N TAUZIAT (Fr) bt S Farina and L Ferrando (It) 6-3 6-3; L Gildemeister (Peru) and K Habsudova (Cz) bt B Fulco-Villela (Arg) and V Ruano-Pascual (Sp) 6-4 6-3; J NOVOTNA (Cz) and L SAVCHENKO-NEILAND (Latvia) bt M Oremans and C Vis (Neth) 6-1 6-2; S REHE and S COLLINS (US) bt L Allen and A Henricksson (US) 6-2 7-6; O Morozova (Russia) and B Stove (Neth) bt I Kloss (SA) and N Richey (US) 6-3 6-2.

Mixed doubles first round: G Helgeson and T Kronemann (US) bt E Smylie and J Fitzgerald (Aus) 6-1 1-1 ret; R MCQUILLAN and D MACPHERSON (Aus) bt P Shriver and J Pugh (US) 6-3 7-6; L McNeil and B Shelton (US) bt J Durie (GB) and L Warder (Aus) 6-4 3-6 6-2; A Coetzer (SA) and D Adams (Aus) bt A Dechaume (Fr) and J Eltingh (Neth) 6-2 6-3; N Medvedeva (Ukr) and H-J Davids (Neth) bt P Harper and M Briggs (US) 6-2 6-4; I Demongeot (Fr) and Byron Talbot (SA) bt N Miyagi (Japan) and A Olhovskiy (Rus) 6-3 6-4; N PROVIS and M WOODFORDE (Aus) bt M Paz (Arg) and L Lavalle (Mex) 5-7 6-4 6-3; B Schultz (Neth) and L Jensen (US) bt L Savchenko-Neiland (Lat) and C Suk (Cz) 6-3 7-6. H SUKOVA (Cz) and T Nijssen (Neth) bt P Tarabini (Arg) and R Bathman (Swe) 6-0 7-5; A SANCHEZ VICARIO (Sp) and T WOODBRIDGE (Aus) bt J-A Faull (Aus) and S Salumaa (US) 6-1 6-3; E Reinach (SA) and P Galbraith (US) bt R Fairbank-Nideffer and G van Emburgh (US) 6-3 7-6; Z Garrison and R Leach (US) bt R White (US) and D Visser (SA) 7-6 6-3. * Seeds in capitals

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