Sporting Digest: Tennis

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JOHN NEWCOMBE, Australia's new Davis Cup captain, and Tony Roche, the coach, have named Patrick Rafter and Jamie Morgan in a five-man squad for this month's opening Cup match with Russia in St Petersburg. They join Todd Woodbridge, Mark Woodforde and Jason Stoltenberg.

DELRAY BEACH WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT (Miami) Third round: S Graf (Ger) bt E Likhovtseva (Kaz) 6-2 6-4; A Sanchez Vicario (Sp) bt J Halard (Fr) 6-1 6-1; G Sabatini (Arg) bt S Jeyaseelan (Can) 6-2 6-2; H Sukova (Cz Rep) bt F Labat (Arg) 6-3 6-1; S Hack (Ger) bt B Schultz (Neth) 7-5 6-1; N Medvedeva (Ukr) bt L McNeil (US) 4-6 6-2 6-2; C Rubin (US) bt A Coetzer (SA) 3-6 6-2 7-5; S Rottier (Neth) bt J Wiesner (Aut) 1-6 6-2 6-4.

ATP TOURNAMENT (Copenhagen) Quarter- finals: A Antonitsch (Aut) bt M Gustafsson (Swe) 1-6 6-1 7-5; D Vacek (Cz Rep) bt A Olhovskiy (Rus) 6-7 6-3 6-2.

MEN'S INDOOR SATELLITE CIRCUIT (Croydon): T Henman (GB) bt E Ferreira (SA) 6-3

6-4.

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