Sporting Digest: Tennis

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MARTY RIESSEN was named captain of the US Federation Cup team for the ninth consecutive year yesterday. He has guided the US women to three championships and two runners-up finishes.

AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS (Melbourne) Men's singles second round: J COURIER (US) bt M Ondruska (SA) 6-1 6-4 6-4; G Stafford (SA) bt E Sanchez (Sp) 6-1 6-2 6-2; P Haarhuis (Neth) bt J Stark (US) 6-2 6-4 6-4; J Renzenbrink (Ger) bt F Dewulf (Bel) 6-1 6-4 6-3; I LENDL (US) bt R Reneberg (US) 5-7 6-2 6-2 6-2; B Larkham (Aus) bt A Mansdorf (Isr) 7-5 7-6 6-4; A Krickstein (US) bt T Nydahl (Swe) 7-6 6-1 6-7 6-2; D Vacek (Cz Rep) bt A Gaudenzi (It) 6-3 6-2 6-2; M ROSSET (Swit) bt J Hlasek (Swit) 6-4 7-6 3-6 6-2; W FERREIRA (SA) bt D Rikl (Cz Rep) 6-3 6-4 6-2; N Kulti (Swe) bt S Stolle (Aus) 6-4 6-2 6-1; P SAMPRAS (US) bt Y Kafelnikov (Rus) 6-3 2-6 6-3 1-6 9-7; M GUSTAFSSON (Swe) bt B Steven (NZ) 7-66-2 4-6 6-2; M Damm (Cz Rep) bt H Leconte (Fr) 1-6 7-6 6-4 4-2 (ret); S Simian (Fr) bt J Palmer (US) 3-6 7-6 4-6 6-4 8-6; G IVANISEVIC (Croa) bt J Stoltenberg (Aus) 3-6 6-3 6-4 6-3.

Women's singles second round: C Kuhlman (US) bt N Ercegovic (Croa) 7-5 4-6 6-1; M J FERNANDEZ (US) bt I Gorrochategui (Arg) 6-3 2-6 9-7; E Makarova (Rus) bt R Simpson-Alter (Can) 6-3 7-6; C Rubin (US) bt A COETZER (SA) 6-1 2-6 6-3; H SUKOVA (Cz Rep) bt M Endo (Jap) 6-4 5-7 7-5; C MARTINEZ (Sp) bt P Fendick (US) 6-7 6-1 6-4; A HUBER (Ger) bt J Halard (Fr) 7-6 3-6 6-3; S Testud (Fr) bt L Raymond (US) 7-5 3-6 6-3; A Frazier (US) bt R Bobkova (Cz Rep) 6-2 6-1; K Radford (Aus) bt M Kochta (Ger) 7-5 6-2; G Helgeson (US) bt K Boogert (Neth) 6-2 6-0; L DAVENPORT (US) bt W Probst (Ger) 6-1 7-5; K DATE (Japan) bt M McGrath (US) 6-4 6-2; B Rittner (Ger) bt P Shriver (US) 6-4 3-6 6-2; S GRAF (Ger) bt N Provis (Aus) 6-1 6-4.

Seeds in capitals.

INDIAN SATELLITE CIRCUIT MASTERS (Chandigarh) Semi-final: S Mensel (Ger) bt T Henman (GB) 6-2 6-2.

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