Sporting Digest: Tennis

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The Independent Online
Greg Rusedski and Tim Henman have both entered this year's Stella Artois grass-court championships at Queen's Club starting on 8 June. But neither the Wimbledon champion, Pete Sampras, nor the in-form Andre Agassi are among the direct entries announced yesterday.There is still an impressive entry with four of the world's top 10 in the field.

Andrew Richardson was beaten 6-1 6-3 by Radomir Vasek of the Czech Republic in the first round of the ATP Challenger tournament in Ljubljana, Slovenia, yesterday. Richardson reached a career-high world ranking of 133 last November but, in the latest ATP rankings announced yesterday, the 24-year- old had dropped to 162