Sporting Digest: Tennis

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The world's top three players - Pete Sampras, Michael Stich and Stefan Edberg - head entries for the Stella Artois Championships at London's Queen's Club from 6 to 12 June. Goran Ivanisevic, No 5 in the world, Todd Martin (ninth) and Boris Becker (12th) are also in the draw. Britain's Jeremy Bates and Mark Petchey both gain direct entry, and there are five wild cards for other British players to pick up.

AT & T CHALLENGE (Atlanta) Second round: T Martin (US) bt B Dunn (US) 6-3 6-2; C Bergstrom (Swe) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 6-4 6-4; M Wilander (Swe) bt F Meligeni (Urug) 2-6 7-5 7-5; M Chang (US) bt L Mattar (Bra) 6-3 7-5.

MADRID MEN'S OPEN Third round: I Lendl (US) bt G Raoux (Fr) 6-2 6-0; T Muster (Aut) bt G Markus (Arg) 4-6 6-1 7-6; J Yzaga (Peru) bt J Sanchez Vicario (Sp) 6-4 6-4; S Edberg (Swe) bt A Gaudenzi (It) 6-3 6-0.

BAVARIAN MEN'S OPEN (Munich) Second round: M Gustafsson (Swe) bt M Larsson (Swe) 6-2 6-3; B Karbacher (Ger) bt M Ondruska (SA) 7-6 4-6 6-4; P Korda (Cz Rep) bt O Gross (Ger) 6-4 6-2.

HAMBURG WOMEN'S OPEN Second round: A Huber (Ger) bt K Nowak (Pol) 3-6 6- 4 6-1; L Meskhi (Geor) bt K Maleeva (Bul) 6-0 4-6 6-1; A Sanchez-Vicario (Sp) bt B Fulco- Villella (Arg) 6-3 6-0; M Maleeva (Bul) bt P Rajzlova (Cz Rep) 6-1 6-4.

INDONESIAN WOMEN'S OPEN (Jakarta) Second round: F Labat (Arg) bt N Feber (Bel) 6-3 6-4; K Radford (Aus) bt A Strnadova (Cz Rep) 6-7 6-3 6-3; N Miyagi (Japan) bt R Stubbs (Aus) 7-5 7-5.

LTA SPRING SATELLITE TOURNAMENT (Ottershaw) Men's singles, second round: R Matheson (GB) bt P Langvardt (Den) 6-3 4- 6 7-6; G Van der Veeren (Bel) bt S Manai (Swit) 5-7 6-4 6-2; T Larkham (Aus) bt M Wyeth (GB) 6-3 6-3; M Maclagan (GB) bt L Milligan (GB) 6-1 7-6; B Cowan (GB) bt R Koenig (SA) 6-3 1-6 6-3; G Carraz (Fr) bt J Hunter (GB) 2-6 7-6 6-3; N Bruno (It) bt C Wilkinson (GB) 6-2 6-4; P Hand (GB) bt N Gould (GB) 6-3 7-6.

Women's singles, second round: L McShea (Aus) bt V Safarova (Cz Rep) 3-6 6-2 6-4; M Mair (GB) bt L Jelfs (GB) 6-4 6-2; I Kurta (US) bt K Nugent (Irl) 6-4 3-6 6-1; S Tse (GB) bt M Saeki (Japan) 6-4 6-1; S Peters (Aus) bt M Lincoln (Fin) 6-1 6-1.

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