Sporting Digest: Tennis

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VOLKSWAGEN CUP WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Eastbourne) Singles quarter- finals: L Harvey-Wild (US) bt L Raymond (US) 6-4 3-6 6-4; Y Basuki (Indo) bt S Farina (It) 7-6 4-6 6-4; N Zvereva (Bela) bt K Radford (Aus) 6-3 7-5; M McGrath (US) bt M Navratilova (US) 6-7 6-2 6-4.

WIMBLEDON QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT (Roehampton) Men's singles third round (winners qualify for main event): M Tebbutt (Aus) bt P Pech (Fr) 6-4 7-5 6-2; S Youl (Aus) bt L Paes (Ind) 6-4 6-7 7-6 6-2; K Thorne (US) bt N Borwick (Aus) 7-6 6-4 6-4; J Canter (US) bt A Alarcon (Ecu) 7-5 6-2 5-7 7-6; L Tieleman (It) bt J Szymanski (Ven) 7-6 6-3 6-4; A Thoms (Ger) bt S Sigerseth (US) 6-4 6-3 6-1; D Witt (US) bt D Flach (US) 6-1 6-4 7-6; C Saceanu (Ger) bt A Voinea (Sp) 6-3 6-3 6-2; A Mronz (Ger) bt L Barthez (Fr) 7-6 6-0 6-0; E Ferreira (SA) bt P Lundgren (Swe) 6-2 7-6 6-3; M Knowles (Bah) bt G Doyle (Aus) 7-6 3-6 6-3 6-4; B Shelton (US) bt W McGuire 6-3 7-6 6-1; J Altur (Sp) bt L Gloria (US) 6-4 7-6 7-5 6-3; S Lareau (Can) bt M Philppoussis (Aus) 6-4 6-4 6-7 7-6; J Fiztgerald (Aus) bt D Nainkin (SA) 6-4 3-6 5-7 6-1 6-3; G Connell (Can) bt M Christensen (Den) 7-6 7-6 6-4.

MANCHESTER MEN'S OPEN (Didsbury) Singles Quarter-finals: W Ferreira (SA) bt G Rusedski (Can) 6-3 5-7 6-3; J Stoltenberg (Aus) bt A O'Brien (US) 6-4 6-4; K Novacek (Cz Rep) bt M Petchey (GB) 6-4 6-1; P Rafter (Aus) bt J Eltingh (Neth) 4-6 6-4 6-2. Doubles quarter-finals: J Apell (Swe) and J Bjorkman (Swe) bt D Cahill (Aus) and M Kratzmann (Aus) 6-4 6-2; S Davis (US) and T Kronemann (US) bt B Haygarth (US) and B Pearce (US) 6-2 7-6; M Damm (Cz Rep) and A Olhovskiy (Rus) bt J Bates (GB) and C Rensburg (SA) 7-6 6-3; R Leach (US) and D Visser (SA) bt M Ruah (Ven) and S Simian (Fr) 6-3 6-4.

MEN'S TOURNAMENT (Halle, Ger) Second round: J Courier (US) bt B Karbacher (Ger) 6-3 6-2; M Goellner (Ger) bt R Matuszewski (US) 6-4 6-4; Y Kafelnikov (Rus) bt J Stark (US) 7-6 6-3; M Larsson (Swe) bt R Fromberg (Aus) 6-3 6-4.

OTV-RAIFEISEN MEN'S TOURNAMENT (St Polten, Aut) Second round: T Carbonell (Sp) bt O Martinez (Sp) 6-37-6; F Clavet (Sp) bt Y El-Aynaoui (Mor) 6-3 6-3; S Dosedel (Cz Rep) bt J Burillo (Sp) 6-2 6-3. Third round: G Bloom (Isr) bt C Costa (Sp) 6-3 3-6 7-5.

VAUXHALL CUP (Roehampton): T Martin (Rest of World) bt B Becker (Europe) 6-3 3-6 6-3; J Morgan (RoW) bt R Krajicek (Eur) 7-6 5-7 6-3.

MIDLAND BANK BRITISH STUDENT CHAMPIONSHIPS (Sheffield) Men's quarter-finals: N Adams (Imperial College) bt P Cliff (Loughborough Univ) 7-5 7-6; S Jackson (Oxford Univ) bt M Haward (London Univ) 6-4 6-4; P Robinson (Sheffield Univ) bt S Ladhani (Univ of Tennessee) 7-5 6-1; R Holden (Cardiff Univ) bt J Entract (Oxford Univ) 6-4 3-6 6-3. Women's quarter- finals: A Simpkin (Loughborough Univ) bt T Wainwright (Oklahoma States Univ) 6-2 6-1; L Needham (Loughborough Univ) bt N March (Weber State Univ) 4-6 7-5 6-0; S Smith (Exeter Univ) bt G Card (Cambridge Univ) 6-2 6-2; J Boden (Loughborough Univ) bt A Driver (Loughborough Univ) 4-6 6-4 6-2.

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